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.



We are looking for more volunteers to join our Events Team. North Van Arts produces a variety of annual and seasonal events.

2020 Opportunities: 

February 1-29 – North Shore Art Crawl promotional photography at various locations.

February 13 – North Shore Art Crawl launch party at CityScape Community ArtSpace

February 20 – Opening Reception at CityScape Community ArtSpace

March 7+8 – North Shore Art Crawl at various participating locations

March 26 – Opening Reception at CityScape Community ArtSpace

May 14 – Opening Reception at CityScape Community ArtSpace

May 30+31 – Art in the Garden at various participating gardens

If you are available for an opportunity that interests you, please call or email the volunteer coordinator:
Contact Andrew Warner at 604-988-6844 or andrew(at)northvanarts.ca


  • Co-Hosting North Van Arts Facebook Events to increase their visibility. This includes liking, commenting, and sharing Events for which you’re volunteering 
  • Learning about each exhibition and The Shop at CityScape including: 
    • How visitors can buy art in each exhibition or in The Shop 
    • How visitors can learn more about the artists featured in each 
    • How visitors can follow the artists in each on social media 
    • How visitors can apply to North Van Arts’ Calls for Artists 
  • Watching over The Shop items, the art works in each exhibition, and CityScape Community Art Space in general or any other location at which North Van Arts is hosting an event, to oversee all visitors’ activity, helping us ensure the safety of our community


  • Ability to socialize with all members of the artistic community (speakers of multiple languages are often helpful) 
  • Interest or passion for the arts, in any discipline
  • Commitment to punctuality, equal respect, and to growing awareness of our mission statement, helping us implement it 


  • 4hrs/month or more, dependent on North Van Arts’ Calendar

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 | An emerging or new member of the community who wants to learn about art at their own pace |  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 seasonal basis |