There are always opportunities to get involved in your community!

Volunteering with the City of Colwood is a rewarding way to build and share your skills and experience, provide input into City plans and initiatives and meet interesting people in your community.

Click on the volunteer opportunities listed below to learn more.


Participate in community decision making as a Colwood Advisory Committee member

Advisory Planning Commission: The City of Colwood is requesting expressions of interest for nine volunteer positions serving on the Advisory Planning Commission (APC). As required by the Local Government Act, appointees must be electors of the City of Colwood and at least six of the nine APC members must be residents of the City of Colwood. Get all the details to submit your expression of interest.

Standing Committees: City of Colwood volunteers play a key role in decision making by providing important local knowledge, experience and advice to Council as citizen members on advisory committees.

The City is currently reviewing its committee structure to ensure broad citizen engagement and input into Council decisions.

If you have questions about volunteering with the City of Colwood, contact:
Marcy Lalande, City of Colwood, 3300 Wishart Road, Colwood, BC V9C 1R1 
phone: 250.478.5999
fax: 250.478.7516


Are you passionate about literacy and learning?

West Shore Literacy Steering Committee is seeking a citizen representative from Colwood.

The Literacy Steering Committee is made up of seven passionate community members investing their time and expertise to provide support and guidance around the implementation of the Community Literacy Plan which involves building and fostering  partnerships in the community that support literacy and life-long learning.

Learn more on the Literacy Connection Westshore website.

If you are interested, please contact