Volunteer at Oxygen

Oxygen Art Centre relies on a committed crew of community members and volunteers to keep our doors open and our programming vibrant and free for the public to attend. Our Board of Directors is not only a governance board, but also works on a volunteer basis to support the centre’s operations, while volunteers lend their time and skills in myriad ways, from exhibition installation to site maintenance to social media.


Our Exhibition and Residency program relies on volunteer gallery hosts to provide regular open-hours during exhibitions.

Every hour that you volunteer as a gallery host can be exchanged for $8 off any art education course, covering up to 50% of the course tuition. Gallery hosting is an excellent way to get involved with the Oxygen community, spend time with contemporary art, and make your Oxygen art education courses even more affordable!

To get onto our volunteer mailing list or enquire about the program, please email: info@oxygenartcentre.org


Oxygen is always looking for people who would like to share their skills and get involved as volunteers. We currently have positions open to assist with specific tasks. If you would like to share your skills through one of our volunteer positions, please email to enquire: info@oxygenartcentre.org

– Volunteer management
– Data entry
– Exhibition installation/painting


We would also like to acknowledge the dedicated work of two long-time volunteers!

Randi Fjeldseth has been working with us since 2018, professionally documenting our exhibitions and helping with installation. Randi Fjeldseth is a Canadian artist based in the Slocan Valley near Nelson, British Columbia where she has lived since 1994. Randi has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Individualized major) from California College of the Arts. (2017) She incorporates poetry, photography, video, and sculptural elements in her practice. Much of her work explores personal experience.

Sophie Harris has been working with Oxygen since 2017 as our Promotions Assistant. Sophie is a grade 12 student at LVR, and  supports Oxygen’s social media platforms and poster distribution. When not working with Oxygen, she works at the Nelson District Youth Centre as a youth support worker and enjoys working on her own art projects.


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