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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.

If you have any further questions, you can contact us by email at

If you have recently applied for a Basquiat volunteer position, please be patient. We are currently reviewing applications. Recruitment will continue after the show opens.

YOUTH Opportunities (age 15-18)

March Break Art Camp Volunteer

We’re looking for enthusiastic and outgoing youth volunteers (aged 15 – 18) to help us deliver art-based, interactive Family Programs during March Break.

Required Availability: This is a forty-hour placement. Fulfill your high school volunteer credit hours requirement, all in one week! You must be able to volunteer Monday March 16 to Friday March 20 (all days), from 8:15am – 4:15pm daily.

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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