Call for Volunteers, Educational Programs

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Call for Volunteers, Educational Programs

Contemporary Calgary

Application deadline: July 21, 2024

We are looking for a variety of enthusiastic volunteers with different levels of expertise and experience to support the delivery of our educational programs including Contemporary Kids.

You will be helping out during our onsite educational programs that invite children to learn about modern and contemporary art through unique and engaging art activities at no cost. You will be spending time with children ages 5 – 12, each accompanied by one guardian. The maximum group size is 40 children.

Contemporary Calgary will provide an excellent volunteer experience plus the training and support required.

All those interested in the arts, arts education and/or children’s art-making workshops are encouraged to apply.

Availability Required

  • Informal Group Interviews: week commencing 29 July (date & time tbc).
  • Orientation & Training: week commencing 29 July (date & time tbc).
  • Programming: workshops usually take place on Sundays and school tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Advantages of Becoming an Educational Volunteer

  • Examine a variety of approaches to teaching and learning art in non-traditional educational settings.
  • Gain experience working with children in a non-profit art gallery setting.
  • Share and receive knowledge regarding arts education and teaching practice.
  • Future references can be provided.
  • Build a network with educators and art professionals, enhancing your career opportunities in the art and education fields.
How to Apply

To apply for this volunteer role, please submit your information using the following online volunteer application form, visit

If you have any questions or need support with your application, please email Beth Kane (manager, visitor experience) at with the subject title Education Volunteer Application.

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 21, 2024 midnight

Contemporary Calgary is committed to creating a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates for these positions.

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