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Board of Directors

The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery is governed by a Board of Directors of 12-14 members of the community.
Directors are elected for three-year terms and confirmed at the Annual General Meeting.
Board members may serve up to two consecutive terms.
Board members have the overall responsibility for the organization. They provide fiduciary and governance oversight, determine and direct strategic initiatives, select and evaluate the performance of the Executive Director, increase fundraising capacity, and provide linkages to targeted constituencies, based on community contacts and position.

For a complete description of the volunteer role on the Board: click here.

To apply, fill and send this form to Denis Longchamps, Executive Director at  


Volunteers are a valuable resource, contributing unique talents, skills and knowledge to the many facets of the operations at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. Volunteers help out with almost every aspect of the Gallery, playing an integral role in our operations.

Benefits of Volunteering at the CCGG:

  • A pleasant and enriching volunteer environment
  • Sharing, learning and contributing to our community
  • Develop new skills
  • Flexible hours covering weekday and weekend timeslots
  • A discount on purchases in the Gallery Shop

“I am very proud to be a front desk greeter at The Clay & Glass for the past 17 years. The quality of artwork has always been spectacular and I am proud to see it comes from artists across Canada.”
—Freda Millar

To apply for a volunteer position, click the link below to download the application form and submit it to: Denis Longchamps, Executive Director,, or mail it to Denis Longchamps, Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, 25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo, ON, N2L2Y5

Positions Available

Education Programs

  • help with set-up and clean-up for programs
  • assist participants with projects and tours
  • work with people of all ages: school groups, youth groups & adult classes

Special Events

  • help organize, promote, photograph
  • set-up and take-down for openings, donor events
  • help with annual fundraising Gala

Administration & IT

  • IT help with our online systems (Shopify, eTapestry database)
  • distribution of posters, flyers & brochures for upcoming exhibitions, programs, event

Community Garden

  • maintaining community garden
  • assist with fundraising events

Gallery Shop

  • retail assistance


  • docents to provide gallery tours to the public
  • help with inventorying & processing of archives and library
  • assist with installation and take-down of exhibitions
  • will receive training in handling art

Co-Op Student Placements

Co-op placements (High school only) are available. Academic coordinators please contact

For more information please contact:
Denis Longchamps
519-746-1882 ext. 231