Inspire creativity, stimulate conversations and provide enriching experiences as an AGWA volunteer. 

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The role of an AGWA Volunteer

As an AGWA volunteer you’ll be involved in many activities that allow us to share our love of art with others. These include greeting our visitors, informing people about exhibitions and activities in the Gallery, and assisting with our diverse range of public programs and events.

Volunteer Roles

AGWA Gallery Guide
Bring the Gallery’s Collection to life through free guided tours.
AGWA Ambassador
Our first points of contact with many visitors. Their passionate support allows us to bring the gallery to life for our visitors and provide a welcome environment for our visitors.
TIME • RONE Ambassador
Are you passionate about Perth arts and culture. Be a part of this extraordinary showcase when it comes to AGWA's Centenary Galleries for one season.
AGWA Experience Ambassador
Help with and promote AGWA’s exciting calendar of public programs and events. This role is particularly suited to those seeking volunteering experience outside of regular business hours.
AGWA Learning Volunteer
Are you an energetic art lover with a passion for creative learning? Suits those with a strong interest in gaining hands-on experience in arts and education.
AGWA Knowledge Gatherer
Get to know our visitors by conducting surveys and engaging with community feedback.
To apply for a position, please click on the individual roles listed above and fill out the relevant application form. For more information, email: volunteers@artgallery.wa.gov.au
To be an AGWA Volunteer you must:
  • Be enthusiastic about arts and culture in Perth and abroad
  • Be comfortable working independently and as a team
  • Be able to share your knowledge about AGWA’s diverse exhibitions and program

AGWA Gallery Guide 

Interested in becoming a Voluntary Gallery Guide? AGWA guides have the opportunity to work within one of WA's most significant cultural institutions, develop new skills and network with like-minded people through ongoing training and research. To find out what it takes to be a Voluntary Gallery Guide please read our AGWA Gallery Guide information below.

The next training will be in 2024. Please send a CV, together with a covering letter outlining why you believe you should be considered for the AGWA Guide traineeship to agwavgg@gmail.com.

Applications for 2024 are now closed.

Pulse Youth Advisory Panel  

If you're aged 15-21 years and want to contribute to AGWA's programs for young people, then submit an application to become a Pulse Youth Advisory Panel member. As a panel member, you will meet once per month to actively contribute to ideas, program and events for AGWA Pulse, the year-long program of events for young people.

The panel is open to all Western Australian people aged 15 to 21 years of age who are interested in volunteering and keen to make a difference in the arts. AGWA aims to include young people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, and those with specific access needs. We hope your time on the panel will give you the opportunity to actively contribute to the Gallery's program, advocate for youth issues and programs, and develop your arts and leadership skills.

Applications for 2023 membership are now closed.

For more information contact AGWAPulse@artgallery.wa.gov.au

What you need to know:

  • You must be aged 15-21 years of age
  • You don't need to be at school or have volunteered before
  • You do need to commit to at least four meetings per year
  • Membership is voluntary
  • You will be invited to key events held by AGWA and relevant partner organisations
  • There will be opportunities to learn from and work with AGWA staff across departments 
  • We want to hear from people with a passion for the arts and a desire to make a difference
On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details