Volunteer Opportunities

Thompson Community Centre is extremely fortunate to have many valuable volunteers contributing to a variety of areas, including programs, special events projects, Board and committee work. These volunteers are an essential component to the successful delivery of our services.
 CP Volunteer  TCC Volunteer 4

For more information regarding Thompson's current volunteer opportunities please contact our Community Development Coordinator, Sharlene Singh at 604-238-8436 or via email at

Volunteer of the Month
Every month we recognize one volunteer for their contribution at Thompson. Please click the link below to view our highlighted volunteer. If you would like nominate an outstanding volunteer, please email Sharlene Singh at

PDF Document Volunteer of the Month

Current Opportunities
Join our team of volunteers who support many of our programs and events. Click on the link below for more information. Volunteer opportunities are updated regularly on the website. Please check back often!

City of Richmond - Thompson Volunteer Opportunities

Recruiting Committee Members for 2017!
Are you interested in contributing your skills to a non-profit organization?
We are in the process of recruiting for the following committees:
Committee Member Recruitment 2017

If you are interested, please fill out an application below and submit it to or alternatively to our front desk staff.
PDF Document Committee Member Application

You can also pick up a hard copy form from our front desk.  

National Volunteer Week NVW
April 23 to 29, 2017, we celebrate the contributions of our volunteers as part of National Volunteer Week across Canada. We will be sharing testimonials on our Facebook page from volunteers and highlighting their significant additions to our programs and events.

If you have volunteered at Thompson, in the past year (2016 - 2017), enter our Volunteer Crossword Puzzle Contest. Pick up a copy from our volunteer display board in our lobby or print the PDF version below. Contest closes on Sunday April 29th. Submit your completed answers along with your name and phone number to be entered to our grand prize draw.
PDF Document Crossword Puzzle Contest

Volunteer Information Session
Are you new to volunteering? Would you like to learn how to become involved and what specific volunteer opportunities we offer?

We hold two volunteer info sessions yearly in April and September.
Our upcoming Volunteer Information Sessions will be held at the following schools:
Palmer Secondary School - Monday April 24, 2017 from 12:50 - 1:30pm
A.R MacNeil Secondary School - Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 1:05 -1:50pm

why we volunteer
How to Sign-up as a Volunteer
To become a part of Thompson's Volunteer Team, click the link below and sign up today!  A step by step guide on how to become a Thompson volunteer is also outlined below.   
PDF Document Creating an icanhelp profile

  • Create an account on our volunteer website (  Click on "Volunteer as an Individual" and then follow the steps provided to create your volunteer profile.  Be sure to pick a username and password that you can remember easily!
  • Once you have created an account, click on "Search Opportunities" on the upper right on the website. Select "By Facility",  and choose "Thompson" under Community Centres.
  • Sign up!  Once you have found an opportunity that interests you, sign up for it through the website. 
  • You will be contacted promptly regarding your application.  Please note that most volunteer opportunities require interviews or a Police Information Check before you are officially placed.