Volunteer

Join the volunteers at the GPAG as they work to support the Gallery and its various activities. You can choose the activity that best suits your interest and time available while making new friends who share with you the desire to make the Gallery the best it can be.

In addition to the executive positions (President, Vice President, Treasurer) the following volunteer opportunities are available:

ARCHIVES  ~  Sort through the past files of the volunteer committee and file as appropriate.

ART IN THE LIBRARY ~  A program designed to make it possible for local artists to display their work in the Grimsby Library.

ART IN THE SCHOOLS ~  One of our original programs, art is moved throughout twenty schools in the Niagara Region. Join the group that moves this art seven times a year.

GALLERY SHOP ~  An essential source of funds for the Gallery. Be part of the sales staff of this uniquely Canadian gift shop.

GALLERY SHOP SCHEDULING ~  Coordinate volunteers who work in the shop to ensure shop shifts are covered.
MEMBERSHIP ~  Ensure the volunteer membership list is up-to-date and collect   annual fees.

NEWSLETTER ~  A newsletter is created following input from executive members and distributed to all volunteer committee members  three times a year.

PROGRAMS ~  The volunteer committee has three or four General Meetings per year.    Assist with the plans for these meetings, i.e. contacting speakers, etc.

PUBLICITY ~  Publicize  the  events  of  the volunteer committee as required.

SOCIAL ~   Co-ordinate volunteers and prepare refreshments for opening receptions and other occasions at the Gallery.

COMMUNICATIONS ~  Contact the membership with event reminders as required.

TOUR GUIDES ~  Lead groups through the shows at the Gallery. Tour guides are trained prior to each show. The tour guides visit other galleries as part of their training experience.

Become a vital part of our team of volunteers at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Membership to the Gallery is encouraged. The annual fee to join the Volunteer Committee is $5.00.

Please contact the Gallery for more information: 905-945-3246