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Why Volunteer + Benefits

Who can volunteer? Everyone! Knowledge of art is not necessary, just an appreciation for art and the enthusiasm to share it with others.

  • Support the arts and a local not-for-profit charitable organization
  • Contribute to the LAC’s long history of success
  • Make life more colourful by surrounding yourself with art
  • Share your enthusiasm and passion for the arts
  • Meet and network with artists and art enthusiasts like yourself
  • Secondary students can earn community hours, gain skills and experience 

Positions + Activities

Docent + Administrative Assistant (front-line)
Volunteer docents provide a warm and welcoming experience to the LAC; they interpret and share information to visitors about the artwork and exhibits; they provide and promote information about programs, services and the LAC in general. Docents help visitors connect with the art and have a memorable visit. This position also aids with general clerical and office duties.

Events + Facility Assistant (behind the scenes)
The Volunteer Facility & Events Assistants assist with the coordination and set up for programs and activities, such as exhibitions, receptions, events, meetings, classes, etc. This includes setting up chairs, tables, moving artwork on carts and by hand. The facility assistant also aids with general cleaning, upkeep and appearances of the gallery.

Enthusiasm +Training

The LAC offers a complete training program for our volunteers to develop skills and experience. The LAC is looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, take initiative, are professional, and reliable.

How to get involved:

Simply fill in the volunteer application below. Once your application form has been processed you will be contacted to discuss current volunteer opportunities, including those in the area(s) for which you’ve expressed an interest. 

Volunteer Canada

The LAC is a member of Volunteer Canada and has adopted their code and we are committed to demonstrating our value in volunteerism.

More information: www.volunteer.ca

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