If you want to be more involved in your community, work with some really creative, dedicated people or need community service hours, then look no further! The Vero Beach Theatre Guild has volunteer opportunities for anyone of any age.
We’re making preparations for our anticipated reopening Main Stage 2021 Season in January and have many openings where we could use your volunteer help.
Volunteers will work with our Board of Directors' appointed Team Leaders to help make everyone's experience a positive and enjoyable one. Our goal this year is to restore a safe and friendly environment where all our volunteers have a sense of belonging to the Guild family while having FUN doing it!
Many of our opportunities provide invaluable training and experience for high school and college students seeking to pursue a career in the performing arts. All volunteers are given 2 complimentary tickets to the show they are working on.
To become a volunteer, just click the button at the end of the following descriptions and you will be linked to the VBTG Volunteer Coordinator’s email page. Send Lauretta an email with your area of interest and she will get back to you shortly.
MARKETING: Help with mailings, distribution of flyers/posters, social media posts, or playbill layout and content.
BOX OFFICE: We need volunteers to help out in our box office to answer phones, take reservations, and give out information and directions. Having some knowledge of local restaurants and hotels a plus. Pleasant phone skills and a helpful attitude a must!
FUNDRAISING: Help with our Development Committee, write grants, make introductions to potential donors, or secure ads and sponsors for our patron playbills. If you have a knack for fundraising, then we have opportunities for you to make a tremendous impact.
CUSTODIAL: Provide additional cleaning assistance in dressing rooms, green room, lobby, restrooms, and empty trash. Volunteers in this area can also help with set up and break down of productions.
GROUNDS: Help with landscaping, trimming, leaf removal, and cleaning grounds.
COSTUME/PROP SHOP: Help in our newly organized costume/prop shop with finding costumes and/or props from our shop or a local vendor/donor. We also need occasional alterations, stitching, and construction. Assist with washing costumes/props and returning to our Costume/Prop Shop upon show completion.
SET CONSTRUCTION: If you can use a hammer and a drill, we can use you during set construction and strike after the show. Volunteer assignments depend upon skills sets. If you enjoy the creative process of building scenery but aren’t skilled in working with tools, come join the comradery of our crew and help in keeping the work areas clean and safe as they create and build.
SCENIC PAINTING: Help us with the painting of sets or various parts of the building; simple rolling on, cutting in or fine detail. We can use anyone who wants to wield a brush with us.
LIGHTING: Help by running a spotlight or light board for a production. (A stipend is available if you commit to all tech rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances of a particular production.)
SOUND: Help prepare wireless microphones and operate our sound board. (A stipend is available if you commit to all tech rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances of a particular production.)
STAGE CREW: Help us backstage during a production with scenery shifting, actors with quick changes, arranging props for a performance, and other tasks as needed for a particular production. Must be able to move quickly and be available for all technical rehearsals and performances.
FRONT OF HOUSE
HOUSE MANAGERS and USHERS: Greet and open doors for patrons, hand out playbills, take tickets. At end of show, collect any playbills for reuse, remove any cups and debris from aisles, All House Managers and Ushers must have a pleasant personality and be able to greet audience members and make everyone feel welcomed.
SALES: 50/50 TICKETS & CONCESSIONS: Got a knack for selling? We can use your help with selling 50/50 raffle tickets or concessions prior to performances or at intermission.
DROP OFF ASSISTANCE: Can you lend a helping hand to patrons who need assistance unloading wheelchairs or walkers at the drop off lane? Assisting with patrons exiting from buses is extremely helpful. Welcoming all of our patrons with a friendly smile is always appreciated.
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