Due to COVID-19, many of our volunteering opportunities have been cancelled or postponed. If you are interested in volunteering with Place des Arts in the future, fill out the application below and we will contact you as positions become available. You can also follow us on social media or sign up for our newsletter to see when calls for volunteers go out. 

Place des Arts has many volunteer opportunities for youth and adults throughout the year. From working with children at art camps or helping at exhibitions, events or performances to sitting on our Board of Directors, we provide meaningful ways to get involved in the arts and contribute to the community.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be over the age of 13;
  • All applicants must attend an interview. Place des Arts will contact applicants to arrange interviews as applications are received;
  • Complete reference and criminal record checks. Volunteers over the age of 18 are required to complete a criminal record check.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Gain valuable work and volunteer experience;
  • Meet people with similar interests;
  • Give back to the community;
  • Get a Place des Arts t-shirt and a volunteer ID;
  • Be eligible for our Volunteer of the Month recognition program;
  • Get exclusive invitations to our volunteer appreciation events.

Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing Volunteer Program

A flexible ongoing volunteer program for volunteers interested in helping with events, concerts, exhibitions and programs year-round. Choose the shifts and programs that fit best with your schedule and interests.

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Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

  • Community Events: Place des Arts participates in a variety of events out in the community, as well as at our centre. Volunteer duties include assisting with children’s art activities, setting up, cleaning up and more.
  • Children’s Art Camps: Camp volunteers gain exposure to a variety of classes in the arts. Duties include supervising children and assisting teachers in classes. Camps are offered during select Pro-D Days, Spring Break and summer.
  • Galleries & Exhibitions: Volunteers assist with hanging artwork in our galleries and at opening receptions for our art exhibitions.
  • Ushers: Volunteer ushers collect tickets and welcome guests at concerts, recitals and events.
  • Classroom & Workshop Assistants: Volunteers assist teachers with distributing supplies, helping students as needed and cleaning up.

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For more information about volunteering at Place des Arts, contact our Volunteer Coordinator by

Our programs and events would not be possible without volunteers. In 2017, 176 volunteers contributed over 5,220 hours to Place des Arts.

Summer Art Camp Volunteers

Place des Arts is seeking summer art camp volunteers for our Summer Fun! and ArtReach programs. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience working with children in a fun, art-camp setting. To learn more, including how to apply, visit the Summer Volunteers page.

We will be scheduling interviews throughout June.

Summer Fun! Student Support Volunteer

The Student Support Volunteer will assist Place des Arts’ staff and teachers by providing extra support to specific students ages 5 – 12 to maximize their success in our Summer Fun! camp. Visit the Summer Volunteers page for more information and to apply for this specialized position.

Youth Arts Council

The Youth Arts Council was created by Place des Arts to encourage local teens to engage with the arts community. Become a member of our 2020/21 Youth Arts Council. Download the application to apply now.

Find out more about our 2019/2020 Youth Arts Council here.

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