Volunteer for Calgary Opera
Be Part of the Magic with Calgary Opera
We can't do what we do without you! If you'd like to meet fascinating, culturally-minded and diverse people, volunteer at the opera! We are looking for help all year round in a wide variety of positions and capacities. We offer many enticing incentives including free dress rehearsal tickets, volunteer appreciation receptions as well as discounted single tickets to all of our productions. Please download the Volunteer form below and send it in to our Volunteer Coordinator, Taryn Craig.
Mail: 1315 - 7 Street SW Calgary, AB T2R 1A5
Casino – Casinos are held approximately every 18 months and span over a two day period. No experience necessary. Casinos are an excellent way to meet new people. Approximately 13 people are required for each day/night at the casino hall so you’ll never be working alone.
A Taste of the Opera - We require wine pouring and assistance with set up/strike.
Boutique – (Jubilee Auditorium) The boutique has CDs, DVDs, opera glasses, hats, T-shirts, bags, etc.. It is in operation during opera productions. Volunteers will assist with set-up, sales and strike.
Performer Chauffeur – Singers, conductors and directors come from across Canada and around the world to put together a Calgary Opera performance. Volunteers will chauffeur artists from Calgary International Airport to their respective hotels and act as ambassadors of Calgary Opera.
Greeters – to be available to the audience to hand out programs and answer general questions i.e. where are the washrooms, what time does the opera pre-show chat start.
Backstage Caterers – Bake your favorite treats for the singers and musicians of the opera production and work backstage during a production or dress rehearsal. Meet the singers, conductors, musicians and directors in the production. Volunteers provide snacks for performers and crew backstage and provide catering assistance where necessary.
Weekly front office coverage - Answer telephone on Wednesday mornings during staff meetings.
Mail outs - Stuff envelopes with season subscription materials.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU!