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Volunteer Programs & Services

Volunteering for Town events and programs is a dynamic way to get involved and contribute to the community, develop new skills and meet new friends. 

Volunteer program opportunities:

For more information please email the Blackfalds FCSS Volunteer Programmer or phone 403.885.6360.

Click here to download the Town of Blackfalds Volunteer Application Form.

As part of the volunteer recruitment process, we require a Volunteer Application Form from each volunteer and a Criminal Record Check (for volunteers 18 years of age and older) be conducted as part of the screening process. Volunteers are required to reaffirm their interest in volunteering for events every 24 months.  


2024 Town of Blackfalds Volunteer Awards!

It's that time again to nominate your favourite volunteer for one of our many awards. Click on the award that best suits your volunteer and fill out the nomination form! 

Carol Simpson Volunteer of the Year: recognizes an individual who has exemplified volunteerism by being a leader through their actions.

Gloria House Mentor: gives recognition to an outstanding mentor in our community who demonstrates a commitment to mentoring community members.

Outstanding Group (Adult): recognizes a group of 3 or more people, organizations, societies, or teams who have come together to volunteer time involving leadership, innovation, and creativity. 

Dylan Stork Youth Ambassador: pays tribute to a youth, individual, or group who has made significant contributions to their community and who is an ambassador for the community of Blackfalds

Leaders of Tomorrow (Elementary, Junior High, and High School categories): Acknowledges a youth between grades 1 - 21 who deserve recognition for their devotion to helping others

Outstanding Group (Youth): recognizes a group of 3 or more people, organizations, societies, or teams who have come together to volunteer time involving leadership, innovation, and creativity.

Nomination forms must be submitted by March 1, 2024.


Volunteer for our Boards or Committees

Want to get involved in your community and work with the Town of Blackfalds team?

Consider applying for one of our volunteer Boards or Committees!

In October of every year, Town Council appoints residents to boards and committees, or as positions become vacant. Anyone interested must be a resident of Blackfalds and send their intentions to volunteer@blackfalds.ca to be considered.

For more information, please visit our Boards & Committees webpage.


Get the latest volunteer news!

Join the conversation to get more information about upcoming volunteer opportunities. Check out the Volunteer newsletter for February!

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