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Volunteering in Yellowknife


Non-profit organizations

For volunteer opportunities in Yellowknife, please contact community organizations directly or come to the Community Showcase event in September to speak to representatives from 50+ organizations in person.

Volunteering with the City of Yellowknife

Volunteers are occasionally sought to assist with programs and events and sit on project-specific committees.  Watch for advertisements about these opportunities, and sign up here

Year-round opportunities:

  • Adopt-A-Street: help keep Yellowknife's streets litter-free by adopting a street or area.
  • Snow Angels: neighbours helping neighbours keep their sidewalks and driveways free of snow and ice! 
  • Special Events: assist with crafts at the 4 holiday skates, with various stations on Canada Day, lighting candles for Pumpkin Lane and for other events periodically. Please email the Special Events Coordinator or call 920-5676 to volunteer.
  • Volunteer Recognition Event: an opportunity for community organizations to recognize their volunteers. 



Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699