Get Involved

Become a Gateway Theatre Volunteer

Gateway Theatre provides the perfect way to get involved with your community while supporting the arts. Volunteers are an integral part of our organization. As a Gateway Volunteer, you’ll help host patrons and guests at events; you’ll be a greeter, ticket taker and usher, and provide our patrons with information about Gateway programs. Above all, as a Gateway Volunteer you’ll set the mood for our venue!

Volunteering for all

Students

Have fun while you develop job skills

Can you commit to just eight shifts per year? Gateway Theatre provides the perfect way to get involved with your community while supporting the arts.

Adults

Get involved with your community

Are you friendly and outgoing? As a Gateway volunteer, you’ll help host patrons and guests at events, but most importantly help set the mood for our venue.

SENIORS

SUPPORT THE ARTS AND UPLIFT LOCAL THEATRE

Whether you work as a greeter, ticket taker, usher, or you provide our patrons with information about Gateway. As a volunteer you play an integral role in our organization.

What’s Involved

  • What are the responsibilities of a volunteer at Gateway?

    • Greet all patrons who enter the theatre with a kind word and a smile
    • Share information and your enthusiasm for theatre, with patrons and guests
    • Work effectively with other volunteers and Gateway staff
    • Attend the training session for each artistic offering for which you plan to volunteer
  • Are there any requirements for becoming a volunteer?

    • Minimum age to volunteer is 16 years old
    • Commitment to volunteer 8 shifts in a theatre season
    • A passion for outstanding patron and community service
    • Attendance at required training sessions
  • What are the benefits of being a Gateway volunteer?

    • Complimentary ticket vouchers (2 per offering)
    • 10% off additional tickets after the first year or service (up to a maximum of 8 discounted tickets per show)
    • Complimentary and discount concession items
    • Long service awards
    • Annual volunteer appreciation events
    • Monthly book club
    • Annual volunteer potluck
    • Access to the volunteer blog
    • Advance and behind-the-scenes access to select artistic offerings
    • Letters of reference
    • Your very own official Gateway Theatre nametag
    • The opportunity to volunteer with a passionate, knowledgeable group of people from all walks of life!
  • Got more questions?

    For more information, please contact our Patron Services Supervisor, Oona Iverson, at 604.247.4977 or email

Ready to volunteer?

Apply here

THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM SPONSORS:

Gilmore Gardens

Volunteer Program Sponsor

Courtyard Gardens

Volunteer Program Sponsor