Harbourfront Centre’s diverse and talented group of volunteers are integral partners in the presentation of innovative contemporary arts and culture programming. They contribute resources – time, skills, expertise, and leadership – that enhance the visitors experience with professionalism, passion, and positive energy. ​

Harbourfront Centre prides itself in engaging volunteers for more than 35 years and strives to offer exemplary training and development to individuals who choose to donate their resources.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Harbourfront Centre!

Note: Due to an extraordinary response, we are no longer recruiting for Summer 2024.

You may still register to indicate your interest in volunteering, however we are currently not actively processing applications. Please check back later in the summer for any updates or changes.

If you have any questions, you can contact us at volunteers@harbourfrontcentre.com

Register now if you:

  • are 16 years of age or older
  • have a passion for arts and culture
  • enjoy meeting new people
  • want to build your skill set
  • are in need of community hours

Support Festivals and Events

As an active member of the volunteer community at Harbourfront Centre, you have the opportunity to enrich our Festivals and events and enhance our visitor experience by providing support in an administrative capacity in the office or onsite in a public facing position.

Canada Connects

Get involved with Canada Connects mentorship program in partnership with CultureLink.

We recruit experienced mentors (19+ years of age) who support a group of newcomers to Canada while they settle in the GTA and volunteer together at any of our festivals.

The program runs in the fall/winter and spring/summer and requires a 35-hour commitment.

“I’ve found a graphic design internship! I honestly couldn’t have done it without the experience I had working with you and at the Harbourfront centre. I was able to use the work that I produced in my portfolio and proudly share[d] the stories of my experience with others.”

man helping a child with a craft
woman photographing a child