City Committee volunteer opportunities

Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community.  

The City is currently recruiting for the following Committees:

Advisory Design Panel

The Advisory Design Panel (the Panel) is appointed to advise Council on the quality of design of the built environment of the City and specifically to provide comments and suggestions to improve applications for development permits as they relate to the form and character of development, including multifamily homes, duplexes and triplexes.

Meetings dates for the Advisory Design Panel have not yet been determined, however, Panel meetings have commonly been held on the third Tuesday of each month from 3:30pm to 6:30pm.

Three (3) members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2022.

Complete applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021.

Application Criteria

  • Applicants must not be employees of the City of White Rock.
  • Applicants who live in the City of White Rock will be considered first (unless otherwise noted in the terms of reference).
  • Applicants should be able to serve for the full term of the appointment. A full-term consists of one year unless otherwise noted in the terms of reference.

Time Commitment

Time requirements vary among the Committees. Most Committees however, meet once a month in the day or evening for no more than two (2) hours. Some Committees may meet less frequently. In general, Committees do not meet in August or December.


As these are volunteer positions successful candidates serve without remuneration.

Application Process

  • Carefully review the mandate for each select committee and task force and identify which ones interest you. 
  • Download and complete the application (PDF) form available online. 
  • All applications should include a resume or cover letter.
  • Applications should be marked to the attention of the Director of Corporate Administration.

The information submitted will be considered by Council as part of the appointment process. Once the decisions have been made, all applicants will be contacted with respect to their submissions.

Applications can be submitted via any of the following methods:

  • Email the Clerk’s Office (
  • Mail or delivered to City Hall Drop Box:
    Clerks Department, City of White Rock
    15322 Buena Vista Avenue
     White Rock, BC.  V4B 1Y6

Applicants will receive a letter advising of Council’s decision once the appointments have been made.

*Note: Copies of all applications will be made available to White Rock City Council and required staff for the sole purpose of making appointments and communicating with the Boards, Committees, Commissions and Panels. Your information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for this purpose and for contacting appointed persons with information regarding meetings.

For more information please contact the Clerk’s Office at:

The City of White Rock Council establishes Committees, Commissions, and other advisory bodies from time to time to ensure opportunities for input from specified groups or members of the general public.