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We are looking for enthusiastic and engaged volunteers to get involved in a wide variety of roles. If you love art and want to make a meaningful connection with your community, get in touch.

Gallery Guide:

  • Lead exhibition tours with general audiences, school groups, participants of March
  • Break and Summer Camps, community groups and private events for all ages.
  • Deliver curriculum-linked guided tours with school groups from grades K to 12.
  • Deliver customized exhibition tours of private events and group tours.

Studio Instructor:

  • Lead hands-on art activities and workshops for programs such as Saturdays in the Studio, special events, and community celebrations.
  • Deliver curriculum-linked studio activities with school groups from grades K to 12.
  • Deliver customized hands-on activities for private parties and group bookings.

Special events volunteer:

  • Assist with wayfinding and guest engagement at special events such as receptions,
  • AWE at Night, Art in the Park, the Downtown Windsor Farmer’s Market, and more.
  • Engage with community members on behalf of AWE and its initiatives.
  • Create conversations with guests, both onsite and offsite.

Mentorship volunteer:

  • Assist with activity planning and coordination for the AWE Teen Arts Council.
  • Co-facilitate Council meetings with AWE staff.
  • Encourage Council members and connect them to involvement opportunities in the community.

Administrative volunteer:

  • Assist AWE staff as needed with administrative tasks, such as: envelope stuffing, filing, and other organizational tasks as needed.

Fundraising volunteer:

  • Assist AWE staff with fundraising strategy and with the planning, organization, and execution of fundraisers.

How to apply

Apply here  to be a volunteer with AWE! A staff member will be in touch with you shortly after you submit your application. We look forward to meeting you.

Indigenous Gallery Guides

Are you passionate about Canadian art, art education and working with the public? Don’t miss this opportunity! AWE is looking for enthusiastic and flexible Indigenous Gallery Guides to inspire new forms of visual literacy in visitors of all ages.

  • Gallery Guides develop, create, and lead their own virtual exhibition tours, and interpret works of art from Art Windsor-Essex’s permanent collection
  • Virtual tours, each lasting approximately 1 hour, are offered to the public, to schools, and to community groups
  • Guides may choose to interpret Indigenous artworks and share cultural knowledge with a larger audience.
  • Participating Gallery Guides will receive an honorarium for their time and experience.
    Gallery Guides will also participate in a virtual orientation session.

How to apply

If you are interested but need more information please contact Sophie Hinch, Education & Public Programs Coordinator at