Volunteers Front of House
METRO THEATRE IS FUELLED BY VOLUNTEERS. WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR FRIENDLY, OUTGOING PEOPLE TO HELP MAKE OUR PATRONS’ THEATRE EXPERIENCE THE BEST IT CAN BE. IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN TAKING TICKETS AT THE DOOR OR HELPING OUR FRONT END PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES DROP US A NOTE OR GIVE US A CALL. WE NEED AND APPRECIATE YOUR HELP.
Front of House and Administrative Positions include:
Box Office and Patron Services
Part time afternoon and performance evenings and matinees that help with:
• patron ticket sales by phone or in person
• helping patrons as required
Knowledge of theatre sales, marketing and rentals, cash and payment systems, human relations, as well as genuine Metro enthusiasm are important parts of this work.
Knowledge of “Theatre Manager” booking software and general theatre operations are also important assets.
Bar and Lounge Services
Part time as required, performance evenings and matinees for informal bar wine and beer services for patrons, before, after and during intermissions of performances (i.e. typically 7pm to 11 pm). Assist with inventory management and control, lounge clean up. Requires “Serving It Right” and “Food Safe” certificates and the ability to serve Metro’s patrons in a pleasant manner. Trust worthiness and reliability are key.
Administrative assistants are daytime or evening shifts that end up 20 flexible hours/week that could include evenings and week-ends. Those hours could include Box Office, Front of House, supervision, bookkeeping, sales, set up, scheduling or work with production or marketing. Knowledge of Theatre Manager, Quick Books, Microsoft Office, other computer skills, theatre production or operations, and lots of enthusiasm are all good assets.
Some of these roles offer pay however the amount is in keeping with the spirit of Metro.
There is always the opportunity of promotion as well the enjoyment of being involved in the collaboration theatre requires, learning real life skills enjoying the joys of a successful performance.