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Looking to help out in the community? Feel like trying something new? Building up your resume? There's A LOT of reasons people volunteer and lucky for you, there's a A LOT of opportunities to volunteer. 

Take a look at some of these volunteer opportunities for youth and young adults in the area.

Strathcona County Canada Day Volunteers

Volunteer at this year's Canada Day festival in Strathcona County!

You get some amazing benefits when you become a volunteer! Canada Day festival volunteers will receive a free lunch courtesy of this year's Canada Day volunteer sponsor Italian Centre Shop!

Volunteers can also enter to win a $50 gift card to The Keg – Steakhouse + Bar (Sherwood Park). Volunteer positions include:

 -Activity Assistant
- Bike Parking Attendant
 -Circus Workshop

And many more! Check out all available opportunities by clicking the link below. If you have any questions please e-mail

Strathcona County

Strathcona County Diversity Committee (SCDC)

The Strathcona County Diversity Committee is a grass roots organization whose goal is strengthening our community by embracing our rich diversity.

The committee is made up of individuals from many backgrounds who strongly believe in ‘Unity in Diversity’. The committee’s main objectives are:

To share, encourage, and celebrate diversity in Strathcona County

To identify and work through challenges faced by newcomers

To promote safety and inclusion for all people

We welcome the support and participation of all who are interested in improving Strathcona County by supporting, promoting and embracing diversity.


Canada Day Volunteers with SCDC

The Strathcona County Diversity Committee is running an event at Canada Day again this year. Last year was a lot of fun and many people stopped by to interact with our hands-on activities. We are looking for teen and adult volunteers to do two hour & 20 minute shifts throughout the day. You do not need to have attended any previous SCDC events or meetings.

Skills needed: a happy attitude and a willingness to talk with the wide variety of people stopping by the booth and to guide them through the activities. Direction will be provided at the time.

Set up and take down support is also needed.

To check the shift times and to sign up for a shift please go to:

When you get to the sign up page you will see this screen. Click on "List all dates" under the calendar to be able to see all of the shift options.

Strathcona County Diversity Committee

Volunteer with The ACCSC

he Arts & Culture Council of Strathcona County is looking for volunteers! ACCSC is a vibrant, community-focused organization that champions the promotions and appreciation of arts, culture and heritage in our region. Strathcona County Culture Days Celebrations is an annual event aimed at promoting and celebrating arts, culture, and heritage in our community.

They are currently seeking to fill multiple volunteer-based positions. If you are interested in volunteering please check out the link below to view their page on Volunteer Connector; If you have any questions please contact

The Arts & Culture Council of Strathcona County (ACCSC)

Canada Day Volunteers Needed

Each year on July 1, Strathcona County hosts a family-friendly Canada Day celebration at Broadmoor Lake Park. Activities often include fireworks, live entertainment, scavenger hunts, food courts, canoeing and more.

A number of positions and time slots are available for sign up. If you are interested in volunteering please click the button below to view the list of volunteer positions and times.

If you have any questions please contact Strathcona County - Recreation Parks and Culture at, call 780-467-2211, or check out the link below for more information.

Strathcona County

Button-Making at the Highland Gathering

Strathcona County Next Gen has been tasked with button-making at the Sherwood Park Highland Gathering on July 20th and 21st and we're looking for some volunteers! 

Volunteers will assist in creating buttons, set-up, and explaining the activity. If this sounds interesting to you, please send us an email at to learn more.

**More details will be shared closer to the event

Next Gen

Volunteers for the 2024 Farmer's Market Season

The South Cooking Community League is looking for volunteers for their upcoming Farmer’s Market season (Thursday June 20 to Thursday September 12) from 4:30 to 7:30 PM at the South Cooking Lake Hall. Volunteer positions currently open are: musicians/singers, youth face painters, youth crafts and games leaders.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Heather via the link below.

South Cooking Lake Farmers Market

Volunteer with Edmonton Valley Zoo

A special place that inspires love and learning of animals and nature.

Various volunteer opportunities available including Volunteer Experience Ambassador, Special Events, and Youth Volunteering. Learn more via the link below.

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Mending Parade Float

The ARAS (Ardrossan Recreation & Agricultural Society) is looking for a volunteer to help in mending their parade float skirt (it unfortunately received a couple rips the last time it was used). A pretty straightforward repair for someone semi-handy with a sewing machine. Sometimes helping out/volunteering really can be this easy! If you can volunteer your help and time please contact ARAS at or via the link below.

Ardrossan Recreation & Agricultural Society (ARAS)

A Safe Place

Whether you are seeking a flexible commitment arrangement or a set schedule each week, A Safe Place has an opportunity for you to be apart of the team. A Safe Place has opportunities to work in administration, donations and their New Beginnings Program, working in the shelter, and fundraising. Please see their website for more info on how you can help out and get in touch.

Strathcona Shelter Society

Mentor with BBBS

Big Brothers Big Sisters is always looking for volunteers to mentor and provide support in the community. For details about all the programs and opportunities they offer, check out their website using the link below.


Volunteer with BGC

Volunteers are a vital part of BGC Strathcona County. Every individual who gives their time, skills and passion in the interest of helping the children, youth and their families are essential members in development and positive environment at their club. For a volunteer package or to become a volunteer, email Christie at or by using the link below.



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