• Volunteer MOCA Toronto

Join MOCA’s Volunteer Team

Our volunteers are a vital part of the MOCA Toronto experience. Volunteering with us is a great way to engage with the local art scene and meet other people who share a love contemporary art. We offer a variety of roles for you to contribute in many different ways. We invite you to be a part of our growing community of supporters of this vital and accessible hub for the city’s artistic community.

Volunteer Opportunities

We ask our volunteers to commit to 1-2 shifts per month, for four months to a year. Our volunteers have the flexibility to schedule themselves for a wide variety of volunteer roles, each of which provides vital support to a different aspect of museum operations, including:

Information Ambassador (Ongoing)
  • Welcoming visitors to MOCA on Floor 1 (always free to the public), providing information and directions, and scanning tickets. 
  • This role is best for those comfortable approaching and speaking to a wide array of people.
  • This role is generally offered on Friday and weekends.
Activity Facilitator (Ongoing)
  • Assisting MOCA staff with various activities happening both at the museum and off-site. 
  • Volunteers must be friendly and comfortable facilitating programs and activities for visitors of all ages. 
  • This role would also assist with ticket scanning, wayfinding, and distributing materials.
  • This role is generally offered on weekends.
Special Events (Occasional)
  • Special event shifts will mainly involve greeting, ticket scanning, information, orientation, and some light event setup. 
  • This role is generally offered on evenings and weekends.
Administrative (Occasional)
  • Working with a MOCA staff member in one of our administrative departments. 
  • Volunteers will require attention to detail and basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Google).
  • This role is generally offered during regular office hours, Monday-Friday, between 10 AM and 5 PM.
Street Team (Occasional)
  • Our street team volunteers represent MOCA at festivals, events, and pop-ups across the city.  
  • You would be assisting the marketing and communications team with distribution of materials in the neighbourhood and beyond.

Applying to Volunteer 

We post volunteer vacancies as soon as they become available. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay on top of these opportunities and be notified of all upcoming events.

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For further questions or information about the MOCA’s volunteer opportunities, please contact volunteer@moca.ca.

 

Photo by Gabriel Li.