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Volunteering at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Volunteer Opportunities

Meet new and interesting friends, and be a vital part of one of the best art museums in Canada! We’ve got inspiring art, an impressive building, and dedicated volunteers. Applicants, like our existing volunteers, should posses a love and appreciation of art, a flexible attitude for dealing effectively with the public, basic computer skills (including email), and an understanding that reliability is key to success in any role.

Volunteers at the AGO number nearly 800 strong! Their time, enthusiasm and expertise contribute to an outstanding experience for museum visitors in all areas of the Gallery.


We post volunteer vacancies as soon as they become available. Check back often for a placement that better suits your skills and interests. Please note, we do update this site regularly.

Please note we do not offer high school co-op placements. If you have any further questions, you can contact us by email at

YOUTH Opportunities (age 15-18)

REPOST - Summer Art Camp Volunteer

We are looking for more Summer Art Camp Volunteers!
(Note: this placement is reserved for high school students, minimum 15 years of age)

Our most popular youth position: a two-week placement designed to fill the volunteer hours credit. You’ll enjoy this role if you like kids, have babysitting experience, (are an early riser!), enjoy art, and like working in a team. In this volunteer placement, you’ll assist our summer art camp staff with the supervision and support of our art campers (ages 6 – 13), as well as with the ongoing maintenance and replenishment of art supplies.

Commitment: 80 hours over two weeks. You will be volunteering to help Monday to Friday, from 8:15am – 4:15pm for one two-week session of camp. You must be able to commit to one full, two-week session in order to volunteer. Sessions run from the end of June through to September. More details on the volunteer application form! You must also be able to attend a camp training day, to be scheduled in mid-July.

To apply, please fill out the online form.

ADULT Opportunities

We currently have no available opportunities. Please check back soon.

Note: we update this site as volunteer positions become available; please check back regularly.

For those of you who have recently applied for a volunteer position: Thank You! We are in process of reviewing applications and we will be in touch with you should you be selected for an interview. Thanks so much for applying to volunteer with the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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