Become a Volunteer

PAMA will be restarting their volunteer program with recruitment starting in June 2024. We are looking for volunteers for the following positions:

Community/Special Events Volunteer

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Minimum Time Commitment: 3 – 4-hour shifts for special events only, as needed.

Description: Assist at a variety of community, public or special events throughout the year around various holidays and events (Live Art, Family Day, Exhibit openings, Community outdoor events etc.). 

Tasks include greeters, ticket taking, help with wayfinding, studio helpers, preparation, set up and take down etc.

In Her Garden - Amanda McCavour and Jannick Deslauriers









Skills: great people skills, able to multi-task, have a strong interest in art/history, special event experience an asset but not necessary.

Volunteers over 18 years of age will require a recent Criminal Police Check. Volunteers must be 16 years old or older to apply.  Interviews will be held in July with training in August.

Please send your resume with cover letter that explains why you want to volunteer at PAMA to



We are excited to announce that Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is now taking applications for our Youth Council.

Vision Statement: The PAMA Youth Council will provide refreshing and inspired guidance that supports and empowers local youth to become great leaders and will encourage community connectivity through Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. The Youth Council will enable youth to share their stories and build community through exhibitions and programming for youth by youth.

What is a Youth Council? The Council is a diverse group of young people who will create, participate and support a variety of projects and initiatives. This is a collaborative partnership between youth and PAMA staff.

Why PAMA’s Youth Council?

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  • Volunteer hours
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Access to mentorship and guidance
  • Access to the Art Gallery, Museum and Archive
  • Confidence-building
  • Opportunities for connections and engagement

2024/2025 Term

  • The Youth Council Term will run from October 2024 until May 2025

Requirements to Join

  • We are looking for 10 to 15 individuals between the ages of 16 – 21
  • Must be able to make a 7-month commitment
  • Must live or go to school in the Region of Peel

Are you interested in joining?

What to Expect

  • The Youth Council will launch in October 2023 with an orientation meeting
  • The group will meet monthly or as needed either virtually or at PAMA
  • The Youth Council will collaborate with PAMA staff on projects and initiatives
  • Social and creative outlets
  • Working in collaboration with youth to create youth-based programming
  • Some projects might include: community art projects, PAMA special events (Family Day, March Break, summer programs) or Youth Week activities

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