Manitoba Opera

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteers help us deliver an outstanding professional opera experience to our patrons. The energy, passion and commitment of our volunteers aid in the success of our productions and our reputation.

It is the policy of Manitoba Opera to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.

The Boutique is open in the lobby on performance nights: pre-show, at intermission, and post-show. Volunteers staff the Boutique, sell merchandise (opera gift items, CDs, DVDs, books, etc.), process customers’cash, debit, and credit card payments, tidy Boutique area, and help display merchandise.
Occasionally volunteers are needed to help with mass mail-outs. Duties include folding inserts, stuffing, and sealing, labeling and organizing envelopes.
Occasionally throughout the year, volunteers are required for special events and audience development events such as our Open House, film screenings, lectures, etc. Duties may include directing people and handing out information, registering attendants, setting up and staffing coffee reception and/or information tables.
Patrons have the option of renewing their subscriptions each year at tables set up in the lobby during performances. Volunteers at these subscription renewal tables provide season subscription information and answer patrons’ questions, help them to complete their renewal forms, and accept payments. Training is provided.
Student and educations groups attend the Dress Rehearsal of most productions. Volunteers are needed to assist with ticket pick up, boutique, monitor exhibits, assist with the set up and tear down of signage, etc.
References may be required.
Acquired from employment, volunteer work, or through other activities (including hobbies, sports, etc.)
By submitting this application, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer, any false statements, omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal.