Be a Volunteer

Volunteering is a way for you to get more involved in your community while you meet new people, use existing talents and learn valuable new skills. Please review the information found below for "Things for Volunteers to Consider" below before applying for a volunteer position.

Apply Online  Special Events

  • Help out at community events, such as the Downtown Milton Street Festival and Rogers Hometown Hockey.
  • Minimum age requirement: 16

Apply Online  Swimming Programs

  • Be an assistant swim instructor.
  • Minimum age requirement: 14, with certification in Bronze Cross or Bronze Medallion

Apply Online  First Ontario Arts Centre Milton

  • Volunteer as an usher, ticket taker, bartender, host, assistant for art programs, gallery hanging team member or coat check attendant. (Due to high interest in these positions, applications will be kept on file and applicants will be placed on a waitlist for the time being.)
  • Minimum age requirement: 16

Apply Online  Mattamy National Cycling Centre

  • Be part of our newest facility by assisting with a variety of programs and events.
  • Minimum age of Volunteer: 18

Apply Online  General Volunteer (includes recreation and school break programs)

  • Help out in a general capacity or assist with participants in a variety of recreation programs for all ages. 
  • Minimum age requirement: 14 to 15, depending on placement

Apply OnlineMilton Seniors’ Activity Centre

  • There are many volunteer opportunities available at the Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre to suit a variety of interests and time commitments including: Program Instructor, Reception Desk, Special Events, Lunch Counter, and much more.
  • Minimum age of Volunteer: 18

Apply Online Boards and Committees

  • Positions on Town of Milton Boards and Committees and are published on our Careers page as they become available.


Things for Volunteers to Consider

To be a volunteer, you will need to attend an interview, provide two letters of reference and may have to complete a Police Information Check. When you are accepted into the program, you wil need to attend a manadatory training session and complete the required paperwork. You can apply online, as noted above, or obtain and submit forms in person at a Town facility.

If you are interested in positions working with children, older adults or participants with disabilities, you must complete a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening. The cost of the Police Information Check is to be covered by the potential volunteer. For all other volunteer positions, Town staff will contact you to arrange for required screening.

  • Police Information Check
  • All applicants will be asked to attend an interview and must be able to provide two references.
  • Mandatory volunteer training: All volunteers are required to complete a mandatory traniing session prior to volunteer placement.
  • All applications are carefully considered; based on many factors, we may not be able to match you with your preferred placement, but we will work with you to discuss other available options.


We look forward to having you join our team as a volunteer!