Volunteers are an important aspect of the Burford Theatre. Concerts, special events, movies, and community productions are all a part of the volunteer experience. There are many opportunities to help the Burford Theatre with a variety of events and times! All ages are welcome to participate in our volunteer program.

Volunteers are required to fill out the volunteer application. Click here to fill out the form and you will be contacted to participate in one orientation and training session. Various orientations and training sessions will be held throughout the year and is required before participation can begin.

• Standing for long periods of time (up to 4 hours)
• Bending over to pick items up off the floor

• Carry out all Theatre policies
• Take tickets
• Hand out programs and other printed materials
• Usher patrons to their seats
• Be alert for any disturbance or emergency
• Direct patrons to restrooms
• Perform a light clean up after the show
• Set examples of good theatre etiquette
• Enjoy the benefits of teamwork
• Take the extra step to provide excellent customer service
• Assist as needed with special events
• Demonstrate a willingness to learn all aspects of your position
• Follow instructions from the Volunteer Coordinator and Director of the Burford Theatre
• Remember, you are here to serve our patrons needs. If you want to watch a particular performance, you should buy a ticket to ensure you enjoy the entire performance.

Please make sure you read over these requirements. If you are able to manage these requirements, we welcome your assistance! Our volunteers’ contribution of time and energy is an important aspect in the operations of the Burford Theatre and help provide our patrons with a positive theatre experience.

Volunteer Benefits

All volunteers will receive a monthly email of upcoming volunteer opportunities. In addition, volunteers will also receive the following benefits:

•Volunteer recognition for long-term volunteers on our website.
•One time a year, receive an invitation to our Volunteer Appreciation Night.
• For each show or activity you volunteer, 2 vouchers can be redeemed within the year for free tickets to an event. More tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate of 10% off ticket price.
•Invitation to a volunteer ice cream social each January.

Ready to volunteer? Simply click here to fill out an online application. We will be getting in touch with you about upcoming volunteer opportunities.