Become a Volunteer!
Help us to create in Boyle Street. We have many volunteer opportunities available, including working events, maintaining the facility, learning new skills and so much more. There are many ways for you to be a part of an exciting, community-based organization that gives a voice to a unique and growing community
By working as a Volunteer at CO*LAB, you have the opportunity to try and learn a multitude of new skills while engaging with your local arts community. These roles include but are not limited to:
Front of House
You will take tickets to greet our community and introduce them to our space.
By making sure our guests have fun while also being safe, CO*LAB is able to create a new source of revenue to provide accessible arts events to the community. As our Bartender, you will be responsible for ensuring that everyone is served safely and the bar is opened and closed correctly. (Tips included)
Help us set up and tear down a show! Learn the ins and outs of live sound production with opportunities to learn how an event runs behind the scenes.
Enjoy the music from one of the best spots in the house. By keeping an eye out for us, you are helping us ensure that we can run our events in a safe, respectful way to the Quarters/Boyle Street neighbourhood.
Our Community Gallery is one of the best ways for CO*LAB to showcase local artists here in Edmonton. As our Gallery Assistant, you will be responsible for showing our guests around the gallery and any questions they might have. You will also be our point of sale for when guests would like to purchase a print of some of the work featured in our gallery.
Why you should Volunteer with QAS and CO*LAB
Quarters Arts Society is in an exciting chapter with the opening with our home, CO*LAB. This space includes a cafe, a commercial kitchen, a gallery, workshop spaces, and a performance hall. Volunteering with QAS means being part of a brand new adventure committed to connecting and celebrating the Boyle Street Community through community-led art programs. Volunteering with us means:
- Gaining credits to earn access to our new facility
- Gaining valuable professional and creative skills
- Access to important Workshop to improve your Community
- Being a part of shaping a new way to create in Boyle Street
- Contributing in a meaningful way to the Boyle Street Neighbourhood and the arts scene in Edmonton
- Being invited to our many programs, workshops, and shows throughout the year