Gallery Ambassador

Organization: 

Evergreen Cultural Centre

Deadline: 

Ongoing

Organization Description: 

The Evergreen Cultural Centre is in the City of Coquitlam, just a few steps away from Lafarge Lake-Douglas Station, at the end of the Millennium line. 
The centre houses a 257-seat theatre, 1500 square foot public art gallery and an additional 5000 square feet of studio spaces and for classes, workshops, meetings and receptions. In 2014, over 80,000 visitors came to the Evergreen Cultural Centre to participate in the many offerings throughout the year.

Organization Website: 

http://evergreenculturalcentre.ca/

Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

The Art Gallery at Evergreen (AGE) is seeking friendly, passionate Gallery Ambassadors to provide a front-line greeting to patrons and share information on gallery related events. 
Our volunteers create a welcoming environment, engage with visitors in meaningful ways, and oversee the safety of the exhibition. 

Gallery Ambassadors work shifts during gallery hours of operation: Wednesday to Saturday, between 12 pm and 5 pm. Sundays, between 12 pm and 4 pm.

Responsibilities: 

Greet guests and share information on the current exhibit
Answer basic questions about the gallery
Track visitor attendance 
Assist in the opening or closing of the gallery
Assist with event set-up and strike, when needed
Monitor visitors with attention to the security of artworks
Volunteers receive ongoing training and are expected to remain well-versed in the exhibitions, activities, programs, and events.

Qualifications: 

You enjoy helping others
You enjoy learning about contemporary artists and their art practice
You prefer to work a regular schedule and want a bi-weekly or monthly shift
Or, you prefer an irregular schedule and want to volunteer when you’re able 
You’re reliable and organized
You communicate fluently in English
You’re self-motivated and can also work as part of a team

How to Apply: 

Please email volunteer@evergreenculturalcentre.ca to receive an application form, or visit our volunteer page and fill out the online form. https://evergreenculturalcentre.ca/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities/

We accept volunteer applications on an on-going basis and hold information sessions twice a year, in August and January. If you want to be informed of our next volunteer information session, please fill out our online form.

Contact Name: Filio Kondylis
Contact Email Address: volunteer@evergreenculturalcentre.ca
Contact Phone: (604) 927-6561

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