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Volunteering

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How You can Volunteer

Overview

Each year volunteers contribute thousands of hours to Peninsula Community Theatre. Volunteers bring expertise, energy, and an important community connection to the theatre. On behalf of all of us at PCT, thank you so much for considering us as a prospective volunteer location
A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available at PCT, including:

-Production Support
-Performance ushers
-Administrative staff support services
-Event staffing
-Box office staffing
-Community outreach / Marketing

Many other opportunities are available for daytime, evening or weekend hours and opportunities can be created to suit your specific skills.

To become a PCT volunteer, please contact us at 757.595.5728 or email at president -at- pctlive org. 

Production Support – Skills in set construction and design, set decoration, set painting, props, costuming, lighting crew, sound crew, and stage run crew are just some of the backstage areas you might work.
Experience Required: Minimal to Moderate
Time Commitment: Varies

Performance Ushers – No experience is necessary for this volunteer work. Just arrive on time as scheduled prior to the show, stand at the door to take tickets, hand out playbills and assist patrons in locating their seats. PCT needs four volunteer ushers for each performance. This is an easy commitment that allows you to get to know PCT and decide what other activities, if any, you may wish to become involved in. See the signup link below.
Experience Required: None
Time Commitment: Minimal

Administrative staff support services – Only general office skills are needed. There is an ongoing volunteer list of items to be completed. Office duties require appropriate dress, working with files, organizing data, making copies and computer data entry when applicable. 
Experience Required: None
Time Commitment: Minimal

Event staffing – If you enjoy planning or working events and like to meet new people, this is a great way to volunteer. Help run concessions during intermission. If you like catering, bartending or shopping, this is for you.
Experience Required: None to some
Time Commitment: Varies

Community outreach / Marketing – Skills in graphics & print or simply a willingness to learn are needed to volunteer for marketing a PCT production. Help create print & email newsletters, web content, etc Interested in photography and video, presentations are needed for the lobby and website. If your interest is Graphic Design and you want to build your portfolio, we could use your talents. Posters and handouts need legs. Come pick up a packet of promotional material and help get them distributed.
Experience Required: None to some
Time Commitment: Varies

Box Office Staffing – The PCT Box Office must be staffed by our Box Office volunteers during the evening hours two weeks prior and during the run of a performance. Box opens one hour prior to curtain time on performance dates. Some training is required as is basic computer skills, but we are happy to work with anyone interested. No previous experience is necessary.
Experience Required: None to minimal
Time Commitment: Varies

Ushers Needed

Click to View Our SignUps on SignUp.com

We welcome volunteer ushers at PCT. We're looking for responsible, helpful people to check tickets, distribute programs and help people to their correct seats. Knowledge of the theatre is helpful, but training can be accomplished at the theatre.

Peninsula Community Theatre

Last update August 14, 2017