Help Shape the Community! Volunteer on a Board or Committee

Be a part of shaping Collingwood into a great place to Live, Work, and Play! 

The Town is recruiting for several board committee vacancies. These are volunteer positions that serve the community in a vital way. Apply by February 22, 2024.

1. Accessibility Advisory Committee:

Provides advice on a wide range of municipal processes to help make public services and facilities accessible to everyone, implementation of accessibility standards, preparation of accessibility reports, review of site plans and drawings by Planning Services, and other matters for which the council may seek its advice or are specified in the AODA regulations.

2. Collingwood Heritage Committee:

Provides advice and assistance with heritage matters involving the Collingwood Heritage Conservation District and the individual properties designated under the Ontario Heritage Act, heritage newsletter, website, heritage grants and awards, and various promotional programs and events.

3. Museum Advisory Committee:

Provides assistance to the Museum in meeting its mandate to collect, preserve, research, house, and exhibit artifacts, and to service the educational, intellectual, and recreational needs and interests of the community of Collingwood.

4. Trails & Active Transportation Advisory Committee:

To foster ongoing stewardship of Collingwood’s multi-use pathways, trails, and on-road bicycle lanes/routes/connections in cooperation with the Engineering Services and Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) staff.

5. Collingwood Police Services Board:

The responsibilities of the Board are established by the Police Services Act, soon to be the Community Safety and Policing Act (CSPA), which includes determining objectives, and priorities, and establishing local policies for police services, after consultation with the Detachment Commander; to monitor the performance of the Detachment Commander; to receive reports from the Detachment Commander on any secondary activities by police officers in the detachment; and to review the Detachment Commander’s administration of the complaints system established by the Police Services Act for dealing with complaints made by any member of the public about the policies of, or the services provided by, the police force.

We thank everyone who expresses an interest in serving on these committees and boards. Volunteer applications and information are available on the Town’s CivicWeb Portal, by email at or by visiting Town Hall at 97 Hurontario St. The deadline for applications is February 22, 2024.

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