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Be a part of the community at your town centre! Like Hardish, you can connect people to programs, services, and each other.

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Volunteers of the Month

Every month we feature our fantastic volunteers with an online profile. The City of Surrey is committed to celebrating its volunteers throughout our community because of their amazing contribution in making Surrey a great place to be.

July 2017: Hardish

How long have you been volunteering for the City of Surrey?

I have been volunteering for 3 months.

What do you love about volunteering for the City of Surrey?

Meeting new families, making friends, and it’s a chance to use my skills and experiences to give happiness to the community. The team I volunteer with is amazing .The love and caring and respect they give volunteers is unbelievable.

What is the most rewarding part of volunteering?

Dedicating my time as a volunteer helps me make new friends, expand my network, and boost my social skills.

The satisfaction I get for doing something good for our community is indescribable.

I gain experience, develop skills, improve my career prospects, build confidence, and meet new people!

Tell us about an achievement that you’re really proud of. 

Being able to volunteer in the community and being able to help families smile is one of the biggest achievements.

 

Past Volunteers of the Month

June 2017: Salime

Salime: "I am proud of everything I do as a City of Surrey volunteer especially when I help a young family connect with the many community resources available."

April 2017: Anthony (Right)

Anthony: "I like seeing kids learn.  Not the process of them struggling but seeing them “click” and get it. It motivates them and keeps them wanting to come back and be engaged."