Front of House Volunteer

(South Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall)

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Position ID: V-ALL0053 Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 14 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactPat Gibson, Front of House Volunteer Coordinator, The South Simcoe Theatre; Phone: 705-458-4432; Email:
  • Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments  
  • Taking tickets  
  • Seating patrons 
  • Distributing programmes to patrons
  • Benefits
  • Gratification of helping in the community and meeting lots of friendly people, socializing 
  • Helping to promote tourism in South Simcoe and raise the community profile 
  • Learning about what goes on behind the scenes at a community theatre
  • Ages14 year(s) and up
    Suitable for OSSDYes
    Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability
    Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Music & Performing Arts ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
    Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
    Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
    Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Large Group
    Minimum Hours3 (Total)
    Dates and Times3 main performances each year - Oct or Nov, Feb or March and May (12 performances per show over 3 weekends), plus 1st weekend in June (3 evenings and 1 afternoon); and pre-Christmas show - 10 performances over 2 weekends. 
    Also host a Tea Room at the Cookstown Wing Ding on the First Saturday in June.
    SeasonsYear Round
    AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Main lobby on ground floor is fully accessible, the theatre is not ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
    Number of PositionsCookstown: 10 individual(s) 
    10 individual(s) needed in total.
    TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
    TransportationVolunteer is responsible for own transportation
    Police CheckNot Required
    Liability InsuranceAvailable
    Start DateOn or after 25 Feb 2022
    Agency Details
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    Organization NameSouth Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall
    Office PhoneOffice: 705-458-4432
    Address & Map
    1 Hamilton St
    Innisfil, ON
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    Mailing Address1 Hamilton St 
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