Community Events Volunteer
The Port Moody Arts Centre is looking for friendly and dedicated Community Events Volunteers! Our Community Events Volunteers can participate in two different types of event, Gallery Receptions and neighborhood events.
Gallery Receptions occur approximately nine times per year (contact for further information regarding dates) and are convivial events of artists and community members. Volunteers coordinate food service, ensuring that food and beverages are replenished throughout the night.
The Arts Centre also participates in a variety of municipal and neighborhood events, including the Port Moody Community Fair, the Shuffle: Art Walk, and Car-Free Day, among others. During these events, occuring throughout the year, volunteers distribute information about the Arts Centre through word-of-mouth conversation, handing out brochures, and engage the community with art activities. Some events are craft-based, others involve conversational outreach and information distribution. Volunteers will be notified of dates and locations of off-site events as the event approaches.
- Assist with set up and take down; tables, chairs, coat check, food, drinks
- Greet and welcome guests; provide information and directions as needed
- Serve food and beverages, maintain and replenish as needed
- Comfortable talking to the public
- Great communication and interpersonal skills
- Able to stand for 3-4 hours
- Able to move tables, carry objects (water jugs, food platters)
- Depending on role, Serving It Right/FoodSafe required
- Appreciation of arts and culture an asset
The Port Moody Arts Centre is a cultural hub dedicated to developing, promoting and celebrating the Arts. We strive to make art accessible and enjoyable for all.
Successful applicants will be contacted for a brief interview. A current police information check is required for teens and adults.
Youth between the ages of 14 and 18, must complete and submit a Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
The Port Moody Arts Centre is looking for active and energetic volunteers (aged 14 and up) for our kids' arts camps, programs, and events! Craft Assistant Volunteers have the choice to help out at weekend birthday parties, summer or spring break camps, after school programs, Pro-D Days, or at community events (on-site and off-site). You can pick the programs or events that fit your schedule. Below are our current opportunities for 2020!
Summer Camps and After-Camp Care
The Port Moody Arts Centre is looking for active and energetic volunteers for our gallery installations and take-downs! Gallery Volunteers assist the Gallery Manager to hang, install, and remove art work as we transition exhibitions. Installation and strike occur from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM on selected weekdays. Training will be provided if no prior experience in gallery practices.
The Port Moody Arts Centre is seeking engaged and proactive volunteers for our Brochure Distribution Volunteer program! Brochure Distribution Volunteers help to promote and educate citizens about the Arts Centre by placing brochures, rack cards, and bookmarks in public libraries, recreation centers, and various public spaces. Materials will be provided by the Arts Centre for pickup, in addition to maps and guidelines to community locations. Hours are flexible and ongoing.