Volunteer Gallery Installation Assistant


Burnaby Arts Council


Dec. 31, 2019

Organization Description: 

The Burnaby Arts Council (BAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the visual, literary and performing arts. Its aim is to bring the community together through the Arts. The BAC operates Deer Lake Gallery, featuring visual art exhibitions by local, emerging, and established artists, as well as serving as a hub for creatives in Burnaby by hosting a variety of talks, workshops and special events.

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Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

The BAC is seeking to fill the volunteer position of Installation Assistant. This is an excellent position for someone who enjoys dynamic arts environments, is friendly and outgoing, and is interested in gaining valuable skills in visual art exhibit preparation and installation


  • Assist with installation and take-down of exhibitions 

  • Help with label and didactic material production

  • Inform visitors of upcoming events and future exhibits, answer any questions visitors may have for the Gallery and current exhibits


  • Excellent communication skills in English – other languages are beneficial

  • Interest and/or background in operations of Art Gallery exhibitions

  • 1 year of post-secondary Fine Arts education is an asset, but not required

  • Detail oriented; strong focus on accuracy and creativity flexible. 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team – ability to meet deadlines and problem solve

  • Availability: Tuesdays to Fridays

How to Apply: 

Submit your application via www.burnabyartscouncil.org/organization/volunteer-opportunities/

Contact Name: Claudia Wong
Contact Email Address: bac_volunteer@shaw.ca
Contact Phone: (604) 298-7322

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