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Community Engagement

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Get involved with your community through participating in events, volunteering, accessing resources for your own projects, and having your voice heard in decision making.  Explore all the ways to get involved and connected with your city.   


There are many large and small community events happening all year in Surrey.  Visit the Events Listing to see what is happening near you.

Volunteering Opportunities

Over 11,000 volunteers are active with the City of Surrey helping to organize and run events, steward the environment, support recreation programs, promote community safety, clean up neighbourhoods, celebrate our community heritage and more!  Visit the Volunteering page to learn how to get involved and volunteer in your community.  It is a great way to meet new people, build skills, and make a difference.

Neighbourhood Team

Access resources for your own projects and ideas to build community and improve neighbourhoods. There are many resources and supports you can access from the City of Surrey including Neighbourhood Enhancement grants, training, equipment, support and more.  Take the lead to make your neighbourhood a more connected, fun and safe place. Visit the Neighbourhood Team page to find out what resources are available to you.

Public Participation

There are many ways share your ideas, speak your mind, and get involved in public processes in the City of Surrey.  If you want to organize a delegation to Mayor and Council, learn about open houses or other consultations happening in your community, or are looking to share your ideas with the City of Surrey online through City Speaks – access Public Participation to learn about all the ways to get involved.  

For more help finding resources or other questions about the many ways to engage with the City of Surrey email, and we can help you find what you’re looking for.

If you are looking to connect with your local Community Association, visit the Community Association page to see which groups are active in your area.

Neighbourhood Team

Neighbourhood Team

Get tools and support to make your neighbourhood a more connected, fun and safe place.

public discussion

Public Participation

Give your input on public input topics, join CitySpeaks or connect on a public hearing item.

Group of Volunteers


Find out about volunteer opportunities in your community.

Children with facepainting at the Surrey International Children's Festival


Join in on Surrey's community events, from small scale events to major festivals.