We have so many great opportunities to get involved! If you are interested in any of the volunteer opportunities below please call Lauren at the front desk at 905-468-5455.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Special Event Volunteers - We need volunteers year-round to help with a number of special events including: Opening Receptions, Fundraising Events, Moonlight Picnic, Artful Treasures, Grand Bazaar and Art at the Pumphouse.
Artists' Cafe Host - We are looking for a volunteer to help host our monthly Artists' Cafes. Responsibilities would include setting up refreshments, taking attendance, greeting guests and tidying up and closing up after event. Artists' Cafes are held the 2nd Thursday of each month (excluding November).
Event & Reception Help -Room Set-up: If you enjoy working behind the scenes, this one is for you! We need some assistance setting up the room in preparation for the event and returning it to classroom format after the event.
Refreshments: We could use a couple extra hands! We need 2-3 volunteers to assist with setting up the refreshments table including coffee, tea and sweets.
Fundraising - Are you great on the phone? Our fundraising chair is in need 1-2 volunteers to help collect data. Volunteers will need to be willing to call businesses and ask them who the best contact person is to send a request for sponsorship, and gather their required contact information. Volunteers for this position should be confident on the phone and have some basic excel skills.
Art Program Assistant - Interested in helping with our children's classes, camps and outreach programs? Volunteer as an Art Instructor's Assistant and get your hands messy in our studio classes and art activity tent at community events.
High School Student Volunteers - Earn your volunteer hours assisting with various projects at an art school and gallery.
Volunteer Rewards Program
To qualify, you must be a member of the Pumphouse in good standing, be a team player, and have good communications skills.
After 30 hours of service, you'll earn 50% off the fee for a Saturday workshop.
After 60 hours of service, you'll earn a free workshop or 50% off the fee for a course of your choice.
After 90 hours of service, you'll earn a free course of your choice.
Please register and pick up your Volunteer Hours Log in person or call the Pumphouse and leave your name and phone number indicating your interest in volunteering.