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volunteer opportunities

Two Rivers Gallery is always looking for volunteers to help out with our programs and events. Whether you are looking for a weekly commitment or an occasional opportunity we have something for you! We encourage anyone 14 or older to join in!

Fill out a volunteer application and bring it into the gallery, contact Aisha@tworiversgallery.ca or call 250-614-7800 for more information.


CLICK HERE to apply online!


Volunteer Application Form (download PDF file)

You will also need to have a Criminal Record Check done by the RCMP (free of charge). You can pick up the request form at the gallery, or download and print it and bring it to the detachment.

Volunteer Record Check Application (PDF file)


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Docent Program
Join a fantastic team of docents to deliver informative hands-on tours to schools and community groups. We meet for training/information sessions every Thursday morning from 10:30am – 12:00pm, and docents commit to 2 – 4 tours throughout the month. Click here for more information about our docent program. (*with link taking you to main docent page?)

Creativity Camps
Join members of our dynamic programing team and help children ages 6 – 13 complete creative art activities. Spring break camps run from March 13 – 17 & March 20 – 24 2017 from 9am – 4:30pm. Summer Camps run Monday through Friday in July and August from 9am – 4:30pm.

Sunday Open Studio
Help our Sunday Open Studio facilitator with set up, clean up and facilitation of Sunday Open Studio. In this drop in program children and adults of all ages participate in different art activities each week. Sunday Open Studio happens every Sunday afternoon; volunteers would work from 12:30 – 4:30 on a Sunday that suits their schedule!

Childrens' Classes
We need volunteers to help art teachers set up, clean up, and facilitate Saturday morning classes throughout the school year. Classes run in 8 – 10 week session increments during the year and volunteers are needed from 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Special Events:

  • Live Art Auction – Saturday May 13th 2017. Play an important role in one of the Gallery’s main fundraisers. Help check coats, run artworks, or hand out auction paddles and welcome guests.
  • BMO KidzArt Dayz – Friday July 7th & Saturday July 8th. Last year almost 10,000 people of all ages came to take part in these 2 days of free art activities and live entertainment. We rely on our amazing volunteers in order to run the activity stations.
  • Mini Maker Faire – Saturday Sept 30th 2017. Mini Maker Faire is the greatest show and tell on earth for makers, tinkerers, innovators, and crafters! Help make the day a success by assisting with booths, helping vendors and greeting visitors.
  • Menagerie – Saturday October 28th 2017. Menagerie, our annual Halloween fundraiser, is an after-hours party for adults. Help us to make decorations and transform the gallery in the weeks leading up to the event. Or join the fun on the night of Menagerie and help to run games, assist fortune tellers, and more.

Local Outreach – Two Rivers Gallery brings art activities to several local events each year, including Canada Day, BC Days, Summerfest, the Winter Carnival, and many more. Help our staff members facilitate these projects for community members at these one off events!

Mail Out
Help us to stuff and sticker envelopes for our mail outs. These happen 4 to 6 times a year and take between 2-3 hours on a weekday morning.

*All volunteers receive a free Gallery membership after their first 10 hours of service.  

 

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