Volunteering Opportunities

The backbone of the TSA is the dozens of volunteers who make our initiatives possible. From helping with setup and tear down of our public events to leading our architecture tours throughout the summer, our volunteering opportunities are as varied as our initiatives and we are always looking for new volunteers to help with projects big and small.

See below a listing of current volunteering opportunities and make sure to sign up for our volunteering mailing list to stay informed of new volunteering opportunities!


Current Opportunities


Doors Open Shepherds

DESCRIPTION | As a TSA shepherd you will be assisting our tour guides in managing attendees during our special 1 hour outdoor walking tours during Doors Open weekend. Duties include assisting with checking in attendees, providing information and distributing material about the TSA, and ensuring attendees don’t wonder too far from the group.

TIME COMMITMENT | Shepherds are expected to volunteer for a minimum of two consecutive tours during Doors Open in one of four shifts (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon)

DATE | May 26 – 27, 2018
LOCATION | David Pecaut Square and surrounding area

Ready to get involved? Sent an email to tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca to Apply Now!


Tour Guides | Toronto Architecture Tours 

DESCRIPTION | Show your love for Toronto by showing off its architectural heritage as a TSA Toronto Architecture Tour guide! As a volunteer tour guide you will be leading one of our four professionally developed 2 hour walking tours exploring contemporary architecture and landscapes in the city. All tour guides receive professional training and are provided with official TSA uniforms.

Click here for a complete position description, qualifications, as well as important dates.

TIME COMMITMENT | 2-3 meetings a year (each 2 hours long and held in the evenings); 6 tours a season (first weekend of June to first weekend of October, see job description for more details)

DATE | June 2 – October 7, 2018
LOCATION | Various locations throughout downtown Toronto
HOW TO APPLY |Send us your name, contact information, resume and why you want to volunteer as a tour guide to tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca
DEADLINE TO APPLY | March 2, 2018

Ready to get involved? Sent an email to tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca to Apply Now!


Event Volunteers 

DESCRIPTION | Event volunteers help our team with setup and tear down for our lectures and special events, as well as assist with check in and other duties as required in order to ensure a great experience for all attendees.

TIME COMMITMENT | TSA events are usually held weekday evenings starting at 6:00 PM. Volunteers should be available to assist with setup starting at 5:30 PM with tear down usually ending at around 9:30PM. You can volunteer for as few as one event or for as many as you wish.

DATE | Throughout the year
LOCATION | Various locations in and around downtown Toronto

SPECIAL NOTE | Due to the nature of this volunteer position, all applicants will be added to our volunteering mailing list and notified of event opportunities as they become available. Potential volunteers can then reply to the email to express their interest in helping out during a specific event.

Ready to get involved? Sent an email to tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca to be added to the volunteer mailing list!