Volunteers are an important aspect of the Downey Theatre. Special events, rentals and in-house productions are all a part of the volunteer experience. There are many opportunities to help the Theatre with a variety of events and times All volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application. Each application will be reviewed. The Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with each applicant. Volunteers are asked to participate in a volunteer Orientation and Training session.

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What Do Theatre Volunteers Do?

  • Carry out all Downey Theatre policies
  • Take tickets
  • Hand out programs and other printed materials
  • Usher patrons to their correct seats
  • Prevent food and drinks from being taken into the auditorium. Bottled water is the only exception.
  • Be alert for any disturbance or emergency
  • Direct patrons to restrooms
  • Perform a light clean up after the show
  • Set examples of good theatre etiquette
  • Enjoy the benefits of teamwork
  • Take the extra step to provide excellent customer service
  • Assist as needed with special events
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn all aspects of your position
  • Follow instructions from the House and Theatre Managers
  • Remember! You are here to serve our patrons needs. If you want to watch a particular performance, you should buy a ticket to ensure you enjoy the entire performance.

Discover the benefits of volunteering. If you are interested in being a part of our volunteer team, or have any questions, please contact the Box Office at (562) 861-8211 or email at boxoffice2@downeytheatre.org