Volunteering at the Art Gallery of Ontario
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.
HOW TO APPLY:
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 email@example.com.
YOUTH Opportunities (age 15-24)
AGO Youth Council Volunteer
The AGO Council works collectively to initiate programming by youth for youth, including exhibitions, public art projects, large-scale events, field trips and much more! This is a hands-on, fast-paced program that gives participants a chance to work with local and international artists, advocates and activists on projects that reflect the concerns, interests and passions of people between the ages of 15 to 24. The Council accepts new members (a mix of high school and college-age students) every Fall, and applicants are selected after a group interview hosted by current members of the AGO Youth Council.
Time Commitment: One academic year, beginning in October. This is a weekly placement. Youth Council members must be available to meet every Wednesday evening, approximately 5:30 pm – 9 pm.
Application Deadline: September 18.
To apply, please fill out the online form.
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.