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Volunteer with ArtStarts

Volunteers are an important part of life at ArtStarts. We could not accomplish what we do without the support, dedication, enthusiasm, skills and talents of our volunteers.

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 604-336-0626.

Check out our available positions below: 



  • I volunteer at ArtStarts because I truly believe in its cause to help encourage creativity for the young minds of the future. Volunteer
  • Through volunteering, you see different aspects of society and can develop skills in areas that you never thought you could have. Volunteer
  • I love ArtStarts! It’s a welcoming family of people who care about young people and the importance of creativity. Volunteer
  • As a volunteer I learn something new every week in a nurturing environment that is all about experimentation, creativity and exchange of knowledge. Volunteer
  • I give back because I want to be an engaged citizen in building the creative community that I want. Volunteer
Boris Sichon performs for an audience of adults and young people at ArtStarts at River Market in New Westminster

ArtStarts at River Market Volunteer

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An ArtStarts Gallery Attendant volunteers at the front desk of the ArtStarts Gallery

Weekly Gallery Attendant Volunteer

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A person volunteering at an ArtStarts event stands at a table and points to items on it in front of a group of young learners

Community Events Volunteer

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A person sits at a table as they sew a piece of red fabric on a sewing machine

Strike & Install Volunteer

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An ArtStarts Knowledge Philanthropist volunteers at the ArtStarts Gallery. The person has a hand on their hip and another on a w

Knowledge Philanthropists

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Two practicum students stand back-to-back with their arms crossed in front of the ArtStarts Gallery entrance

Student Practicums

ArtStarts offers a range of opportunities within our gallery and office space for students interested in gaining experience working in a non-profit organization or in the field of arts and education. Individual or institutions interested in placing their students are invited to contact [email protected]

Read interviews with past practicum students in Spring 2015, Summer 2015 and Summer 2017.
An ArtStarts volunteer stands below the ArtStarts logo mounted to the wall. The person's hands are raised up to logo

Meet Our Volunteers!

We are lucky to have amazing volunteers at ArtStarts! Meet a Community Art Star is a regular interview series showcasing ArtStarts' amazing group of volunteers who are passionate, enthusiastic arts champions.