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City of Burnaby - Burnaby Art Gallery

General Interests

Art Assistant for Programs

This is a great opportunity for people who are interested in art making and would like to get more experience working with a professional artist instructor!

Art Assistance will be responsible for assisting with set-up and cleanup for arts programs for participants of all ages, as well as assisting instructor and participants with art projects. Should be comfortable interacting with participants in a positive and encouraging way. 

 

Community Arts Assistant

Join our talented instructors at various locations as we celebrate with some sunshine and artmaking! Assist an artist with a block printing project or a community art project and help to greet the public with information about our programs and the gallery.

Duties include set-up and cleanup for hands-on arts programs for participants of all ages, assisting instructor and participants with art projects, and should be comfortable interacting with children, seniors and/or adults.

 

Special Events and Receptions

Assists with gallery special events/exhibition openings and programs, or occasional weekday art programs including room set up, food preparation that includes cutting and displaying food, tea or drinks preparation, hosting, serving and taking stats of patrons. 

Duties include set-up and cleanup for opening receptions and artist talks, as well as directing and interacting with the public. 

Tour Guide for School Groups

This volunteer opportunity includes working with an instructor to lead a guided tour of part of the current exhibit. Should be comfortable with public speaking, leading a group of children and adults, and assisting with preparing and clean-up of art projects.

Please note, attendance is required in tour training and you will be responsible for understanding and being able to communicate the tour content for each exhibit. 

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City of Burnaby - Burnaby Village Museum

Volunteer Opportunities (Please choose at least one opportunity)

Exhibit and Activity Interpretation

Exhibit Interpreters assist on site when the Museum is open to the general public, usually from May-September and November through to early January.  Volunteers dress in Burnaby Village Museum shirts and are usually stationed in homes and businesses in the Village. They make visitors feel welcome and engage them in learning through informal conversations. These volunteers may also lead interpretive activities for the general public, which may also involve the volunteer dressing in historical costume.

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City of Burnaby - Recreation: Bonsor Seniors 55+

City of Burnaby - Recreation: Children Programs

General Interests

Bill Copeland Sports Centre

3676 Kensington Avenue

Riley Kada-Wong

riley.kada-wong@burnaby.ca

604-320-2201 Preschool, children & special event volunteer opportunities may be available.

 

Bonsor Recreation Complex

6550 Bonsor Avenue  Fine & Performing Arts -  Caia Rurak
caia.rurak@burnaby.ca
604-297-4586 Fine & performing arts,
 

Preschool & Children's - Chris McLaren
chris.mclaren@burnaby.ca

604-297-4590 Preschool & children 
  Special Events -
Nicole Fleury bonsor.campservices@burnaby.ca
604-297-4576 Special event volunteer opportunities may be available.

 

Cameron Recreation Centre

 

9523 Cameron Street

Stacy Hemmerling

stacy.hemmerling@burnaby.ca

604-415-3553 Preschool, children & special event volunteer opportunities may be available.

Edmonds Community Centre

7433 Edmonds Street

 

Stephanie Anderson (Fine Arts Leader)
stephanie.anderson@burnaby.ca

 

604-297-4906

Fine & Performing Arts
  Preschool & Children's -
Christy Beattie
christy.beattie@burnaby.ca
604-297-4893 Preschool & Children
  Special Events - Rebecca Nugent-Hopkins, Rebecca.Nugent-hopkins@burnaby.ca 604-297-4832 Special Event volunteer opportunities may be available.

 

Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre

240 Willingdon Avenue   604-297-4914 Preschool, children & special event volunteer opportunities may be available.

Kensington Complex

Assist Preschool aged children at the Learn to Play Program.

Kathryn Carriss
604-297-4530
kathryn.carriss@burnaby.ca

Wesburn Community Centre

4781 Parkwood Avenue Louise Rusch
louise.rusch@burnaby.ca
604-297-4572 Preschool volunteer opportunities may be available.

 

Willingdon Community Centre

1491 Carleton Avenue Colmar Satchwell Colmar.Satchwell@burnaby.ca 604-297-4525   Preschool, children & special event volunteer opportunities may be available.

 

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City of Burnaby - Recreation: Arena Services

Current Volunteer Opportunities

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City of Burnaby - Recreation: Camps and Playgrounds

General Interests

Deer Lake Beach Camps

Program Coordinator: 

Jamie Barber

604-294-7224, jamie.barber@burnaby.ca

  

Riverway Sports Complex

Program Coordinator: 

Jamie Barber

604-294-7224, jamie.barber@burnaby.ca

Swangard Stadium

Program Coordinator: 

Jamie Barber

604-294-7224, jamie.barber@burnaby.ca

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City of Burnaby - Recreation: Edmonds Seniors 55+

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Bingo

Assist with operations of the 19+ Bingo program. Training will be provided. Must be 19+ to volunteer.

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City of Burnaby - Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

Choose one or both areas of interest:

Fine Arts Program Assistant

The Shadbolt Centre offers volunteer opportunities throughout the year in Fine Arts programs such as Summer Camps, Art Workshops, Special Events, and Community Events.

Shadbolt Theatre Usher

Enrich the patron experience and promote safety and comfort for our Theatre guests. Shows take place throughout the year in two theatres at the Shadbolt Centre.

NOTE: We are not doing intake for new Shadbolt Theatre volunteers at this time. Please feel free to submit your application and we will contact you when Theatre opportunities become available.

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