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Volunteer Opportunities

You Can Make a Difference

Volunteers play an important role at the Dekker Centre.  From seating audience members (ushers) to working directly with the performers (backstage crew) volunteers are key to the success of the Dekker Centre.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Dekker Centre looks for volunteers who possess a genuine willingness to serve, demonstrate a high level of care and respect, and display impeccable courtesy and graciousness towards all patrons.  A professional demeanor and punctuality towards all assignments are a must for all volunteers.

Objectives:

  • to offer valuable services and support to the Dekker Centre, its users and the greater community.
  • to create an opportunity for social interaction and learning for volunteers.
  • to provide a vehicle for members of the community to have input on the direction and operations of the Dekker Centre.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much time does this involve?
The time you commit is up to you, according to your availability and interest.  Some volunteers work a few events per year, while others donate serveral hours each month. 

How will I know what to do?
Orientation and training is provided in the area that appeals to you.  Theatre staff and experienced volunteers will be on hand to help you become confident in your role.

Who chooses which events I work?
You decide which shows or activities to volunteer for by signing up with the volunteer coodinator.  You may also be called when extra help is needed, but the choice is always yours.

Why become a Volunteer?

  • meet new people
  • learn new skills
  • discover or confirm career interest
  • enrich retirement
  • see some of your favorite artists and be exposed to new ones
  • be a proud member of a great team and know that you are enhancing your community
  • It's fun!!

Volunteer Positions

Front of House - Members of this crew are people who like to work with the public.  They can be found greeting threatre-goers at the entrance, as ushers in the front of the house, handing out programs and helping people to locate their seat.  There are also opportunities in the concession area such as selling merchandise, operating the bar or coat check.
Please contact the box office  (306) 445-7700 ext: 2

Promotions - Aid us in getting the word out to the community about our events.  Become part of our Marketing and Communications team.  This entails anything from distributing our season brochures, putting up posters, delivering table toppers to restaurants and sending out flyers to local merchants, info centres and various places of interest.  We encourage all your input and marketing suggestions.

Please contact the box office (306) 445-7700 ext: 2

Volunteer Interest Form

The Dekker Centre is always looking for friendly, reliable, outgoing volunteers to assist our team in a variety of areas. As a Not-For-Profit organization, the Dekker Centre is extremely grateful to its volunteers for their time and commitment.

 Please fill in the form below and click "Submit". 

Please provide a brief description of your past volunteer experiences, interests and/or reasons why you think you would make a good volunteer at the Dekker Centre.