Residents > Volunteer

Volunteer at the City

The City offers volunteer opportunities to students wanting to complete high school volunteer hours and to residents who'd like to be part of the City's community initiatives.

Use the links below to learn how to volunteer for different areas of interest in the City.

Find a volunteer opportunity

Animal Services

Volunteer opportunities at our animal shelter include dog walking, cat and small pet socialization, and pet fostering.

Animal Services volunteer opportunities >

Citizen Appointments to Committees

Apply to become a citizen member on a City of Mississauga committee or board. Joining a City committee is a unique opportunity to contribute to your community.

List of commitees with open positions >


Help out at Celebration Square and the Museums of Mississauga. You can support events and festivals or help with camps and classes.

Celebration Square and Museum volunteer opportunities >


Our libraries are always happy to get help from volunteers. You can help with book sales, be a reading or computer buddy or join a Teen Advisory Group.

The first time you apply for a position, you'll be asked to make a profile which you can use in the future to apply for other positions.

Library volunteer opportunities >


Become a MiWay Student Ambassador and help us educate the high school students at your school about the City of Mississauga's public transit service. Applications are accepted from June to October, and the program runs from November to May.

Learn about the MiWay Student Ambassador program >

Parks, Forestry and Environment

When you volunteer with Parks and Forestry you can expect to help with the City's natural areas and be part of programs like adopt a park, maintain a garden bed, plant trees and remove invasive species.

You can volunteer with Environment as a Community Green Leader to help spread the word about how residents can take action to help green their communities and make Mississauga a greener, more environmentally friendly city.

Forestry volunteer opportunities >

Parks and Environment volunteer opportunities >


There are opportunities for volunteers in many of our recreation programs and classes. You can help with swimming and skating lessons, camps, join a youth committee, help with program logistics in our older adults programs and much more.

The first time you apply for a position, you'll be asked to make a profile which you can use in the future to apply for other positions.

Recreation volunteer opportunities >

Volunteer MBC

Volunteer MBC will help match volunteers of all ages to opportunities around the City and the wider Peel region.

They also help businesses place employees in volunteering roles and offer networking, workshops and webinar services to the corporate community.

Visit Volunteer MBC's website to search the latest opportunities >


Have a question about volunteering at the City? Send us an email at

For questions about Volunteer MBC's services, please contact them directly.

If you're having issues with the volunteer portal, you can visit the Better Impact help page for instructions on how to use the site.