Employment Opportunities

There are currently no open employment opportunities at The Power Plant. Please check back soon.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are a crucial part of the ongoing success of The Power Plant’s public programs and exhibitions, assisting with a variety of day-to-day needs and special events tasks.

A volunteer at The Power Plant is:
• reliable and professional
• outgoing
• a team player
• enthusiastic for contemporary art
• able to commit for a minimum period of one exhibition season (three to four months), unless otherwise noted

Benefits include:
• meet new people
• develop new skills
• reimbursements for TTC transportation costs
• complimentary tickets to selected events

Existing volunteer opportunities are listed below. If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, please email a current copy of your resume and a short cover letter outlining your interest to info@thepowerplant.org by Friday, 6 May 2016. 


The Power Plant seeks enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing Volunteer Gallery Assistants for year-round (all exhibition seasons), and Volunteer Gallery Assistants for our Summer 2016 Exhibition Season. Volunteer Gallery Assistants will work alongside The Power Plant staff, mainly Gallery Attendants, and will have the opportunity to work for a variety of shifts on and off-site including Exhibition Opening Parties; Power Talks Lecture Series; International Lecture Series; Sunday Scene talks; artist performances; film screenings; general gallery shifts; and Power Ball - The Power Plant’s maannual fundraising party. During these events, you may find yourself in a number of roles: greeting and interacting with patrons; gallery security; alcohol/food monitor; usher; photographer; ticket-taker; attendance tracking; and more! Specific to the Summer 2016 Exhibition Season, Volunteer Gallery Assistants will assist Gallery Attendant staff in the activation of works by German artist Franz Erhald Walther both inside and outside the gallery.


The Power Plant offers 18 on-site and 10 off-site Power Kids programs each year for children ages 7 to 12, and their adult companions and siblings. Volunteers support the Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and Power Kids Teaching Assistant by organizing art-making materials, greeting and interacting with participants, assisting participants with art-making activity, and taking photographs of the program.