Gallery Assistant "Take Down" Volunteer

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Position description: 

The Port Moody Arts Centre Society is a charitable organization mandated to develop, promote and celebrate the visual, performing and literary arts in Port Moody. The Arts Centre offers over 350 classes annually to all ages. We have a contemporary art gallery with new exhibitions throughout the year.  The Arts Centre also hosts several community and fundraising events throughout the year.

The Port Moody Arts Centre Society is a charitable organization dedicated to providing opportunities for everyone in the community to enjoy and interact with the arts. The Port Moody Arts Centre Society inspires creativity in a friendly atmosphere by building connections in the Tri Cities communities.


Gallery Take Down voluneers assist the Gallery Manager to remove art work at the complete of a gallery showing. 9 selected dates throughtout the year.

Under the direction of the Gallery Manager, remove artwork

Pack artwork in boxes for shipping

Move plinths (a heavy base supporting an object) and take down displays

Wash small areas of the walls

Coordinate arriving artwork for new exhibition


Ability to carry heavy objects

Comfortable working on ladders

Physically able to stand for long periods of time

Ability to take direction and work as a team

An interest in culture and the arts is an asset.

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Additional Information: 

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 criminal record check is required for teens and adults.

Youth between the ages of 14 and 18, must complete and submit a Parent/Guardian Consent form.

A minimum of 30 hours is required. Reference letters, school documents cannot be completed without the mimimum of 30 volunteer hours.


How to apply:
Contact person: 
Sandy Palmer
Contact phone: 
604-931-2008 x111
Volunteer Centre: 
Mission: The Port Moody Arts Centre Society will promote participation in the arts through cultural programming, exhibitions and performances in an inviting and inclusive environment that celebrates arts and culture in Port Moody.
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Position start/end date:
25 Aug 2017
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Port Moody Arts Centre
2425 St. Johns Street
Port Moody, BC V3H 2B2