Many volunteer positions at Assembly Hall have an application deadline of August 12 at 4 p.m. Position details are listed below.

 

A diverse range of volunteer opportunities at Toronto’s outside-the-core Cultural Centres and Galleries are available, including Gallery Assistants, Marketing & Promotion Assistants, Special Project Assistants and Committee Members, Volunteer Gardeners, Ushers and more.

Student volunteers are welcome. Volunteering at a Cultural Centre or Gallery is a fun and exciting way to earn community service hours.

Marketing & Promotion Volunteers are integral to Assembly Hall’s creative projects and community engagement. Applications must be received by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Duties

Duties include helping execute marketing and promotional initiatives to support Assembly Hall offerings. This may include tasks like flyer-distribution within the community, submit Assembly Hall events into free online listing platforms.

Location

Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

Time Commitment

This working group meets approximately four to five times a year or at the call of the Committee Lead. Meetings may be held onsite at Assembly Hall or virtually through WebEx.

Selection Criteria

Although no one individual is required to meet every item on this list, the following criteria will be used to select new members who can best serve the needs of the working groups:

  • Awareness of Assembly Hall programs, goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate an interest and knowledge of the South Etobicoke community
  • Willing and able to devote the required time to Assembly Hall committee meetings and special initiatives
  • Commitment to providing accessible experiences for all
  • Demonstrate good listening skills, open-mindedness, sound judgement and tact
  • Specific expertise in one or more of the following skills/areas of interest:
    • Visual and/or performing arts
    • Community engagement
    • Advocacy
    • Knowledge of marketing best-practices

Assembly Hall Action Committee

In addition to being an Assembly Hall Marketing & Promotion Volunteer, you may want to apply to become a Lead or Co-Lead. If you’d like to take that extra step to get more involved with Assembly Hall, please indicate so in your volunteer application.

How to Apply

Complete a volunteer application by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Complete the application form

For further information or to request a hard copy application, please email assembly@toronto.ca or call 416-338-7255.

Special Project Volunteers are integral to Assembly Hall’s creative projects and community engagement. Applications must be received by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Duties

Duties include assisting with programing and production of a variety of projects, including volunteer appreciation events, the annual ‘Tis the Season Open House and other large-scale events.

Location

Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

Time Commitment

This working group meets approximately four to five times a year or at the call of the Committee Lead. Meetings may be held onsite at Assembly Hall or virtually through WebEx.

Selection Criteria

Although no one individual is required to meet every item on this list, the following criteria will be used to select new members who can best serve the needs of the working groups:

  • Awareness of Assembly Hall programs, goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate an interest and knowledge of the South Etobicoke community
  • Willing and able to devote the required time to Assembly Hall committee meetings and special initiatives
  • Commitment to providing accessible experiences for all
  • Demonstrate good listening skills, open-mindedness, sound judgement and tact
  • Specific expertise in one or more of the following skills/areas of interest:
    • Visual and/or performing arts
    • Community engagement
    • Cultural programming
    • Advocacy
    • Facility management
    • Volunteer development
    • Knowledge of diverse arts and cultural practices

Assembly Hall Action Committee

In addition to being an Assembly Hall Special Projects Volunteer, you may want to apply to become Lead or Co-Lead. If you’d like to take that extra step to get more involved with Assembly Hall, please indicate so in your volunteer application.

How to Apply

Complete a volunteer application by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Complete the application form

For further information or to request a hard copy application, please email assembly@toronto.ca or call 416-338-7255.

Volunteer Gardeners are integral for the up-keep and beautification of Assembly Hall’s surrounding gardens. Applications must be received by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Duties

Duties include working on the surrounding gardens in spring, summer and fall seasons by assisting with clean-up, weeding and planting as required.

Location

Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

Time Commitment

This working group meets approximately four to five times a year or at the call of the Committee Lead. Meetings may be held onsite at Assembly Hall or virtually through WebEx.

Selection Criteria

Although no one individual is required to meet every item on this list, the following criteria will be used to select new members who can best serve the needs of the working groups:

  • Awareness of Assembly Hall programs, goals and objectives
  • Willing and able to devote the required time to Assembly Hall committee meetings and special initiatives
  • Commitment to providing accessible experiences for all
  • Demonstrate good listening skills, open-mindedness, sound judgement and tact
  • Specific expertise in one or more of the following skills/areas of interest:
    • Gardening and horticulture
    • Entomology
    • Knowledge of environmental best-practices

Assembly Hall Action Committee

In addition to being an Assembly Hall Volunteer Gardener, you may want to apply to become a Lead or Co-Lead. If you’d like to take that extra step to get more involved with Assembly Hall, please indicate so in your volunteer application.

How to Apply

Complete a volunteer application by Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.

Complete the application form

For further information or to request a hard copy application, please email assembly@toronto.ca or call 416-338-7255.

Assembly Hall is a popular venue for performances, film festivals, public meetings and much more. Volunteer Ushers play an important role at these varied events, enabling us to offer accessible entertainment to the community. Groups who have presented at Assembly Hall include Theatre Etobicoke, Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival, Voices Rock Canada and BALKANTO.

Applications are accepted at any time, however will be reviewed bi-annually on October 1 and April 1. Local residents aged 16 and up are encouraged to apply.

Duties

  • Ticket-taking and programme distribution
  • Seating assistance for patrons
  • Providing facility information (i.e. washrooms, box office, coat-rack locations)
  • Assisting staff with concession during intermission
  • Assisting with activities at community events

Benefits

  • See great performances free of charge
  • Meet new and interesting people
  • Training provided
  • Attend annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Location

Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

Time Commitment

Public events take place daytimes, evenings and weekends. When and how often you volunteer is your choice.

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used to select new usher volunteers:

  • Commitment to providing accessible experiences for all
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate good listening skills, open-mindedness, sound judgement and tact
  • Previous experience working as an usher desired but not essential

How to Apply

Complete a volunteer application.

Complete the application form

For further information or to request a hard copy application, please email assembly@toronto.ca or call 416-338-7255.