We are not currently hiring. Please check back spring 2023 for summer job opportunities.

Volunteer Roles

Interested in giving back to the community? Want to share your passion for art with young people? Join our team as a volunteer.

We have need for ongoing volunteers to help support our programs in a variety of ways, including supporting virtual programming.  

Our regular volunteer positions involve helping artists to set up or clean up, assisting kids and youth who need one-on-one support, or helping prepare nutritious and delicious snacks. Right now, volunteer roles look a little different. Help us deliver our virtual programming by supporting our interactive on-line lessons and creating on-line crafts. 

In-Person Art Facilitator

Art City is seeking an energetic and caring individual to volunteer as part of our After-School team. This position is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in community-based artistic programming. Volunteers will contribute to developing and facilitating arts programming, teaching arts skills to children and youth, and leading them through games!

Programs are conducted IN-PERSON. Please note: all in-person volunteers must be vaccinated. If this is not possible for you, consider volunteering as a virtual content creator!


  • Passion for arts/arts programming
  • Experience working with Children and Youth
  • Responsible independent and team-player 
  • Ability to work in-person (2-8hrs/week) 
  • Vulnerable Sector Check or willingness to acquire


  • Work with Art City staff to lead short art activities suitable for youth ages 6-15
  • Lead games and indoor physical activities 
  • Support and mentor youth in Social-Emotional-Artistic Learning 
  • Teach, foster and model Art City’s values 
  • Work collaboratively with team and contribute to a positive organizational culture

Virtual Content Creator

Art City is seeking an energetic and caring individual to join our program team. The virtual content creator is an exciting opportunity to support community-based artistic programming in St. James Town through creating virtual content. Volunteers will contribute to developing virtual lessons and social media content that students can follow online. 


  • Interest in arts/arts programming 
  • Experience working with Children and Youth 
  • Access to computer/tablet with video/microphone capabilities and video editing software  
  • Experience in video editing
  • Familiarity with Canva or other design applications
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and youtube
  • Access to basic art supplies 


  • Plan virtual content ideas with support from Art City’s program team 
  • Develop program content including: how-to videos and on-line craft videos for social media and youtube channels, such as audio or e-books, virtual colouring pages, art challenges and more 
  • Update social media platforms with new program content
  • Adhere to and model Art City’s values to create a positive work environment 

Email us to apply!

Please note that all volunteers must submit a current police records and vulnerable sector check.

Become a Guest Artist

Art City often has opportunities for visual artists to share their artistic practices with a dynamic community. For more information, please contact us.

Please note that all guest artists must submit a current police records and vulnerable sector check.


Become a Supporter

Thank you for your interest and support of Art City!

Help us to deliver exceptional and innovative art programs to young people in St. James Town. By becoming a supporter of Art City, you can help make an important difference in the lives of the children and youth in our community.

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Other ways to help

Our wish list contains items that our studio currently needs to deliver programming.


Please visit our wish list on, and you can place an order and have it delivered directly to us! Please include your name and a way we can contact you in the order so we can say Thank You! 

These items are essential in order for us to deliver high-quality arts education and programming to over 100 children and youth per week. 

Note: An account is required. 



Please email to arrange a drop off time.

– Apple computers (2014 or newer)
– Office supplies: filing cabinet, printer paper, post-it notes, pens
– Furniture: chairs, foldable tables, office chairs
– Art supplies: Paint, paper, fabric, markers, glue