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City of Surrey

Community Services Assistant 5 – Volunteer Resources

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We’re looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to help lead the Parks Recreation and Culture’s Volunteer Services team and support the countless volunteers who have given their time to help transform Surrey.

Union - CUPE Local 402 – Auxiliary


  • Plan, organize and engage City volunteers with various opportunities that fit their skills and interests.
  • Supervise a team of auxiliary staff and volunteers.
  • Assist in hiring staff and recruiting for volunteers
  • Develop and lead orientation and training opportunities for volunteers and staff.
  • Coordinate the promotion of volunteer services and the opportunities available in Parks Recreation and Culture department.
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers.
  • Evaluate core volunteer management functions (i.e. intake, training, supervision, recognition & evaluation) and recommend changes when necessary
  • Works with various committees to support with volunteer engagement opportunities
  • Research and develop new program ideas to support City of Surrey volunteers
  • Manages the ordering and monitoring of supplies
  • Monitors revenues and expenses within a defined area
  • Provides information to the public regarding volunteering with the City of Surrey in a courteous and professional manner
  • Assists with writing grant applications.


  • Graduation from a recognized university or college level program.
  • Have 2 years progressively responsible experience in recreation including supervision, or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience.
  • Be flexible and be able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-past environment.
  • Be enthusiastic with a passion for and experience working with volunteers.
  • Be a positive role model with a good understanding of volunteer services.
  • Demonstrate experience working with volunteers.
  • Have strong leadership skills.
  • Have strong public relation and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificate (or acceptable equivalent).
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with a safe driving history

Pay Grade: Schedule D
Hourly Rate: $30.22
Year 1: $30.22
Year 2: $31.00
Year 3: $31.91

This position to be posted until December 6, 2023.