Our team at Surfrider Vancouver is an example of how big a splash you can make if you care enough to act. Each month we engage in beach cleanups, campaigns, and spread our message throughout Canada: We can protect & enjoy our coast...in fact, it is hard to do one without the other!


Why become a volunteer? 

BE pro-active in protecting your oceans.

JOIN a passionate team.

GAIN new skills, work and life experiences.

LEAD exciting events through-out the year.

MAKE a measurable impact.

EXPERIENCE life as a Game-Changer. BE a Surfrider


Become a part of our team today!

  • We value all skills and talents- From photography to creative writing to event planning
  • Our teams include: Research, Communications, Campaigns, Events & Executive
  • We value your time and will find a role to suit you but ask that all volunteers plan to attend at least 1 event each month. In addition to your role this could be about 2-3 hours a week.

Open Volunteer Role

2017 Executive Roles - January - December Term
*2017 Executive elections will be held at our AGM in January

  • Chair - Lead chapter vision and direction
  • Vice - Lead chapter coordination
  • Secretary - Coordinate communications and PR volunteers


  • Beach Cleanup Lead: Help sign up new volunteers at our events! Bring a smartphone with a data connection. 
  • Website Content Lead: Help us keep our website up to date! Experience with Squarespace, HTML, CSS and java is preferred.
  • Graphics & Creative: With some of our exciting campaigns comes the need for new graphics, infographics and other creative updates to our brand, website, social and print materials. 
  • Mobile App Developers: We have an exciting project underway that requires someone with proven skills in creating a hybrid (iOS and Android) app. Experience with app development, java, css, ember and node would be ideal.
  • Twitter Champion: We need someone to engage our Twitter community each week, share updates at events and help to build our following.


For more information on becoming a volunteer, email our Volunteer Team at volunteer@vancouver.surfrider.org! Let them know your interests.