Volunteers

Volunteers make it happen!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please CLICK HERE to download a copy of our registration form, call us, or drop by the Gallery today!

We welcome interest from Adults and Youth (who may want to fulfill their high school requirement or co-op placement). This is a wonderful opportunity to gain excellent work experience as well as a reference letter for future consideration. Please submit volunteer requests to: info@glenhyrst.ca or fax your completed form to (519) 756-5910.

Current Opportunities:

Summer Art Camp Volunteer

Position Specs:
Term: June 29 – September 4, 2020 (choose one week or more within this 10 week period)
40 hour volunteer week (Monday to Friday)
Hours: Camp hours are 8am – 5pm (shifts are assigned within this period)
Location: Glenhyrst Art Gallery, 20 Ava Road, Brantford

Responsibilities:
* Assist campers with their daily art activities;
* Assist Instructor with set-up and clean-up;
* Assist with supervision of campers during art activities, outdoor time and meal times;
* Help ensure camper inclusion;
* Generate and maintain camper enthusiasm;
* Assist with monitoring campers’ health; including hydration, sun protection and overall wellness;
* Active participation in pre and post camp periods.

Desired Qualifications:
* Interest in visual arts;
* Creative, organized and enthusiastic;
* Keen observational and listening skills, with strong initiative;
* Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive issues with tact and discretion;
* Good people skills, team skills and love of children are necessary;
* Vulnerable sector police check for volunteers over the age of 18 years.