About North Van Arts

Our mandate is to enable emerging and professional artists in all disciplines, bridge cultures and build strong & healthy communities through the arts.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us! To view a complete list of detailed volunteer position descriptions, see this page. Stay updated on social media by following @NorthVanArts.




  • Reception: often answering the phone and using a phone message book to leave notes for other staff members or the Social Engagement Coordinator when away 
  • Aid us in accepting works of art for the Anonymous Art Show or directing artists to drop off works for each program (ex. Art Rental or upcoming exhibition)
  • Potentially answer questions from visitors at the front desk, may include some responsibilities from Gallery Attendants
  • Potentially file and organize with Microsoft Office programs, dependent on office needs


  • Knowledge of North Van Arts’ activities, initiatives, and programs
  • Experience with North Van Arts is necessary, as a prior volunteer
  • Proficiency with computers, social media, and Microsoft Office programs is considered a benefit


  • Flexible, dependent on volunteer availability and office needs

You Might Be…

An art-savvy individual who loves engaging with those who have questions about North Van Arts |  A natural salesperson with knowledge and experience in promoting local artists’ work | A student needing volunteer hours who may be interested in a career in arts (as practicing artists or arts administrators) | A senior looking to re/connect with their community and give their time charitably on a weekly basis |

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