Town of Canmore

Volunteer Opportunities

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious affordable meals to those in need. Meals are delivered at lunchtime Monday – Friday. More than just a meal, our volunteers deliver kindness through daily social contact with our clients.
We are currently recruiting a regular driver to deliver every Thursday. Time commitment is 30-60 minutes. We are also recruiting backup drivers to fill in for the regular drivers when needed.
For more information or to sign up, please call the 
Town of Canmore FCSS at 403.678.7136 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services volunteers are an integral part of the healthcare team, supporting and enhancing the work of our healthcare professionals.

Volunteers in Canmore are engaged in meaningful activities and roles such as patient visitation, driving clients to medical appointments, feeding assistance in Long Term Care, hospital gardening, Ladies Auxiliary activities, pet visitation and much more.

AHS welcomes people from diverse backgrounds who wish to make a positive impact in the lives of our patients, residents, clients and their families.  Volunteering is an excellent way to explore new careers, learn useful skills, give back to your community and make new friends.

If you are interested or have questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Canmore Chess Club
The Canmore Chess Club is looking for volunteers to help out on Tuesday evenings at the Canmore Recreation Centre. Opportunities include:
  • Chair and table set up - 30 mins before the event (5:30 PM onwards)
  • Greeters - 5:45-6:15 PM Help people be directed where to go in the building and entertain people on the line. could possibly help answer people's questions while they are waiting in the queue.
  • Check-in person (up to 2 people) - help people sign in or fill out the registration form if they are new to the club. The check-in person is ideally from 5:45 until 6:45pm.
Contact Jyn at 604-754-4035 or visit www.canmorechessclub.com for more information.

Canmore and Area Bike Association (CAMBA)
The Canmore and Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA is a non-profit society whose mandate is to advocate for mountain biking and strive for a vibrant and exciting trail system for all ages and abilities.
CAMBA offers many great opportunities for volunteers with several active trail-building projects that provide a fun and exciting opportunity to learn new skills and give back to the trails you love. If getting your hands dirty is not your thing, no problem. We have other volunteer opportunities in social media and communication, fundraising, advocacy, and social events. 
 Please find out more at our website at camba.ca
To get involved, e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley

The PCSBV has several volunteer opportunities available for individuals or groups looking to get involved and make a difference.

For more information, visit https://pcsbv.ca/volunteer/


Crossway Community Thrift Store

The Crossway Community Thrift store is a vibrant part of the Bow Valley, it is a non-profit organization based in Canmore which provides its customers with a great place to shop for affordable necessities such as furniture, clothing and much, much more. If you’d like to join our volunteer team we are always looking to expand and we have a number of exciting opportunities available to accommodate all levels of commitment. To learn more, contact our volunteer coordinator Sarah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today! Be part of the team that in 2018 gave over $160,000 back to the community!


Rocky Mountain Adaptive Sports

Rocky Mountain Adaptive (RMA) is a registered charity whose aim is to provide any individual with a disability the chance to access all sport and recreational activities in the Canadian Rockies. RMA is an adaptive sport organization who enables adults and children with physical, intellectual, cognitive, or developmental impairments to participate in all the fantastic sports and adventure activities available in the beautiful Bow Valley (including Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise and its surrounding areas).

WINTER : From November - May, we look for volunteers to support our adaptive ski, snowboarding & sit ski programs and lessons. These roles are mainly based at Sunshine Village, Banff. Volunteer roles vary from 2 - 6 hours. RMA provides a lift ticket for the day. Volunteers will complete a training session or shadow an experienced volunteer prior to volunteering. 

SUMMER: From May - September, we look for volunteers to support our summer programs and lessons and welcome volunteers to support our adaptive guests in any of the following activities: hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, tennis, swimming, and more. Volunteers will complete a training session or shadow an experienced volunteer prior to volunteering.

For more information, visit www.volunteer.rockymountainadaptive.com or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Volunteer with artsPlace

Do you love arts & culture? Would you like to get engaged in the community? Become an artsPlace volunteer!
We are looking for volunteers to help us run movies, programs and events in the evenings and on weekends. This is a great way to meet your neighbours, gain new skills and help us offer high-quality customer service to everyone who comes to artsPlace.
To learn more about volunteering with artsPlace, email Maria at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre

The Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre & NWMP Barracks hold many special events which rely on volunteer involvement. Each opportunity is unique and offers countless ways to enrich our community. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our website at   http://canmoremuseum.com/volunteer/ for more information.


Canmore Community Cruisers

Volunteers are the grease that keeps Cruisers Rollin on the streets of Canmore. We are always looking for keen individuals to join the Cruiser community and offer a hand.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Bike Maintenance
  • Bike Restoration
  • Bike Redistribution (amongst hubs)

We are also looking for board members – particularly members with an interest/skill in bike repair and/or marketing

2 hrs of volunteering equals a free membership and an overwhelming sense of satisfaction!

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (403) 609-6695


Friends of Kananaskis Country

Volunteers are the heart of Friends of Kananaskis Country.  They are a driving force behind many of our programs and activities.  Our successful trail care initiatives and many of the special events we organize or participate in are possible because individuals donate their time and energy.

If you feel a special connection to nature and wish to see the future generations enjoy the wild beauty of Kananaskis Country, why not consider volunteering for our Kananaskis trail care program?  You’ll get out in nature, visit the parks and wild spaces of Kananaskis Country, meet new people, and make a difference to Alberta’s natural landscape.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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