Foundry Art Centre Volunteer Program

If you have an appreciation for art and are looking to serve your community, the Foundry Art Centre may be the right place for you.

The Foundry Art Centre has a strong tradition of support from volunteers of all ages. Currently, there are volunteers from all over the community working in nearly every area of the art center, providing services to visitors and assisting the professional staff behind the scenes. It is an ideal way to make new friends while getting to know the inner workings of one of the area’s premier art centers.

Volunteer opportunities available at the Foundry:

* = volunteer roles the FAC is most in need of.

volunteer coordinator *

Duties include managing volunteers, communication with staff, reviewing volunteer applications, overseeing volunteer orientation and background checks, and tracking volunteers (interests & availability).

Visitor Services Assistant *

Duties include greeting visitors as they enter the building, answering the phone and directing calls, conducting gift shop sales, receiving incoming packages and mail, tidying gift shop, providing exceptional customer service, and answering questions.

Special Event AMBASSADOR

Duties include welcoming guests, providing answers for guests, maintaining crowd control, assisting staff with tasks for the special event, handing out promotional material for the FAC, and other duties as assigned.

Exhibitions Assistant/artist ambassador

Duties include providing physical assistance/manual labor in exhibition preparation, assisting Exhibitions team, preparing the galleries, minor painting jobs, ensuring the safety of the artwork and our guests during special events.

special projects ambassador

Duties include any tasks that do not fall under the other volunteer roles, such as assisting in booths or at activity stations at events, helping with preparations for events by decorating, preparing signs, stuffing bags, etc., and providing administrative support.