Get more involved in your community by volunteering with the Town of Milton.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to:

  • Meet people
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain life and job experience
  • Find a fulfilling way to spend your time
  • Give back to the community

Community involvement hours

Many volunteer opportunities count toward high school community involvement hours. Check with your school to learn more. You can also volunteer with the Milton Youth Task Force to earn these hours.

Volunteer application requirements

All volunteers must:

  • Provide two reference letters
  • Attend an interview (and provide two references at this stage)
  • Attend a mandatory training session
  • Complete all required paperwork
  • Provide a police information check (PIC), if necessary
  • Provide a PIC with vulnerable sector screening (if you plan to volunteer with children, older adults or persons who are differently abled).
  • Complete other possible required screening

Please note that you must cover the cost for your PIC.

All applications are carefully considered but we may not be able to match you with your preferred placement. If accepted, we will work with you to discuss available options.

Volunteer opportunities

Check out current opportunities and apply today.

Special events

Special events include the Downtown Milton Street Festival, park and recreation centre openings, anniversaries and more. You must be at least 16 years old to apply.

Apply to volunteer for special events 

Swimming

Volunteer as an assistant swim instructor.

You must be at least 14 years old to apply and have a Bronze Cross or Bronze Medallion certification.

Apply to volunteer for swim programs 

FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton

The FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton offers volunteer positions including theatre usher, ticket taker, bartender, host, coat check attendant and gallery hanging team member. You must be at least 16 years old to apply.

Apply to volunteer at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton

Mattamy National Cycling Centre

The Mattamy National Cycling Centre offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for programs and events. You must be at least 18 years old to apply.

Apply to volunteer at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre 

Recreation and culture programs

Volunteer in recreation and culture program areas including children and youth, fitness, sports and arts programs. Volunteers support programs throughout the year including PA Days, March Break and Summer Camp. You must be at least 14 or 15 years old to apply for most program placements.

Apply to volunteer for recreation and culture programs 

Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre

The Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including: program instructor, reception desk, special events, lunch counter, and additional positions appealing to a diverse range of interests.  

Apply to volunteer at the Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre 

Boards and committees

Join a board or committee. Positions on Town of Milton boards and committees and are published on our Careers page as they become available.