There are many opportunities to contribute to the Gallery and community by volunteering at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. These can include: becoming a member of the Volunteer Committee; serving on a committee; providing support at a Gallery special event; completing an internship; and assisting with Educational programs in order to fulfill high school volunteer hours.
The AGH Volunteer Committee
Volunteering at the AGH
For over 60 years, a dynamic AGH Volunteer Committee has supported the Gallery. Working in collaboration with staff, these dedicated men and women exemplify the spirit of the AGH and positively represent the Gallery to visitors.
Volunteers can help in one or more different areas of the Gallery with schedules that suit their busy lives. Please click on the position titles below to discover what types of volunteer work are available through Volunteer Committee involvement.
Education - Docent/Library
Education - Studio Assistant
Film and Performance
Retail / Art Rental + Sales
Visitor & Member Services
High School Volunteers
Our Volunteers show their commitment to the Gallery by becoming AGH Members.
Download and complete the Volunteer Application Form. If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact the Recruitment Sub-committee of the Volunteer Committee at email@example.com.
The AGH Volunteer Committee Manual contains a lot of important and useful information on the AGH Volunteer program - including job descriptions, policies, and an overview of the Volunteer Committee's governance structure.
2016 Volunteer Award Winners:
Patrick J. Collins Rookie of the Year Award
Glenn McFadden & Stephen Hopkins
Outstanding Customer Service Award
Grace Catherine Moran, Elizabeth Dubec, Jim Ehlert
Ann and Bill Manson Outstanding Docent of the Year Award
Don Pether Award of Excellence
Michael Schwenger Partnership Award
Hamilton Health Sciences – Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre
Jordan Livingston Outstanding Fundraising Award
Ruth McQuaig Volunteer of the Year Award
Cam Theroux & Jennifer Powell-Fralick
Irving Zucker Lifetime Dedication Award
AGH Centennial Award
Bill and Ann Manson, Helen Hadden