Whistler is known for the commitment and enthusiasm of its volunteers.
Village Host Program: Proudly Celebrating Over 10 Years of Community Volunteerism
The Resort Municipality of Whistler’s Village Host program is a great way to volunteer. This year Village Host is proud to be marking 12 years of assisting and sharing smiles with visitors from around the world. Village Hosts are invaluable to the visitor experience in Whistler and provide guidance, direction and genuinely kind assistance. Volunteering as a Village Host is a rewarding way to enrich your life and a great way to give back to the community. It's also a fun way to make new friends in Whistler.
Village Hosts assist visitors by:
- Providing way finding assistance
- Offering general Whistler and historical information
- Sharing options for visitor participation in arts, culture, and sporting events available in our community
- Promoting community events and performances
- Informing visitors about Whistler’s 2010 Winter Games Legacies
- Demonstrating community pride and enthusiasm
- Sharing the spirit of the Whistler community with visitors
- Participating in building a skilled and active community volunteer base
Learn More about Village Hosting and how to volunteer:
Bike Host Program Continues this Summer
The Village Host program successfully launched the new Bike Host Program in 2017. Through the program, volunteers assist visitors on the trails and in the parks, using bikes to get around. The program was based on a pilot that ran in the summer of 2016, and ran from June 24 to September 5 on various week days and weekends. The program has been a great success and check back in the spring to volunteer with the Bike Host program.
Committees of Council
Citizens can volunteer on Committees of Council to share their local knowledge, expertise and experience.
View Committees of Council current opportunities
Cross Country Ski Volunteering
Our volunteers are a very dedicated and enthusiastic group of people who act as ambassadors to the sport and ensure our guests enjoy all that our trail system has to offer. Become a Trail Host or Patrol/Trail Crew volunteer.
Meadow Park Sports Centre Volunteering
Join the team at Meadow Park Sports Centre! This volunteer role involves organizing and cleaning the weight room and studio. The minimum committment is a two hour shift, once per week, for six months. Receive a six month Meadow Park Sports Centre pass to use the fitness centre, included fitness classes, skating, swimming, and squash.
Email your résumé to:
Other Community Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community, help others in need, discover new career paths, learn skills, and make friends.