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From the CAG 27th Annual Gala and Art Auction, November 7, 2015. Photography by Lindsay Elliot


Become a Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering at the Contemporary Art Gallery? We offer many ways for you to get involved, meet new friends and learn new skills. Our volunteers provide support for visitors and special events, serve on committees, assist with curatorial and administrative work, and maintain the Abraham Rogatnick Library, amongst many other duties, providing crucial support to CAG’s daily operations.

To become a CAG Volunteer, please tell us a bit about yourself via the Volunteer Application Form here

Current Opportunities


YCW Summer Student Contract | Programming Assistant

In 2021, the Contemporary Art Gallery will celebrate its 50th anniversary. To mark this milestone, CAG will deliver a range of public-facing talks and events this fall that engage key moments in the organization’s histories, inviting a variety of stakeholders—artists, curators, audience members and collaborators—to reflect on the gallery’s development over the years.

To assist with the planning and execution of these events, CAG seeks a Programming Assistant who will collaborate with the curatorial team to develop and deliver a calendar of special programs for the organization’s fall 2021 season. The Programming Assistant will work during a 14-week period at 37.5 hours per week, from May 31, 2021 to September 3, 2021. All work will be conducted in English.

This summer student position is part of Young Canada Works. Applicants must be a full-time student between the ages of 16-30, returning to studies in the fall. Applicants must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have official refugee protection status, be legally eligible to work in BC, not have another fulltime job (30+hours/week) and be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca).

Please note that this position is subject to funding approval from Young Canada Works.

Deadline | Friday, April 30, 2021, 5pm PST

Download the application pack

YCW Summer Student Contract | Marketing & Communications Assistant

In 2021, CAG will celebrate its 50th anniversary. To mark this milestone, CAG will launch this fall a new visual identity, new web presence and a marketing campaign that engages key moments in the organization’s histories.

To assist with the timely execution and rollout of these initiatives, CAG seeks a Marketing & Communications Assistant. Collaborating with the gallery’s Marketing & Communications Officer, the Marketing & Communications Assistant will work during a 14-week period at 37.5 hours per week, from May 31, 2021 to September 3, 2021. All work will be conducted in English.

This summer student position is part of Young Canada Works. Applicants must be a full-time student between the ages of 16-30, returning to studies in the fall. Applicants must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have official refugee protection status, be legally eligible to work in BC, not have another fulltime job (30+hours/week) and be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca).

Please note that this position is subject to funding approval from Young Canada Works.

Deadline | Friday, April 30, 2021, 5pm PST

Download the application pack