Volunteering in the Theatre

We are looking for new people to join our voluntary team, if you have an interest in theatre, just want to meet people or want to volunteer in your local community, please do get in touch. It can take up to 85 volunteers, and 600 hours of volunteering, to put on a show at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre and every ones support is greatly appreciated.

For more information email volunteer@jrtheatre.co.uk or call 01904 50 1935 (option 4)

Some of the roles undertaken by our volunteers include:-

Back Stage

Details of backstage roles can be found here and includes:-

  • Stage Managers
  • Backstage Staff
  • Followspot Operators

Marketing, Fundraising and Event Support

We currently have some roles for assistance with Digital Marketing - assisting with the marketing of the theatre and its productions.

Box Office

Our volunteers help us run our box office from 6pm to 8pm on performance evenings and 10am to 2pm Monday to Saturday.

We are currently recruiting for additional volunteers, click here for more details.

Production Roles

As we do not put on our own productions we do not have volunteering opportunities to help with sets, costumes, or hair and make up. However the Joseph Rowntree Theatre Company does have requirements for these skills – contact company@jrtheatre.co.uk

If you are specifically looking for these areas please contact one of our hirers as they are often looking for help in these areas. Details of the groups can be found on our Performing Groups page.