50/50 Ticket Sales and Merchandise Sales Volunteers

(Foster Festival)

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Position ID: V-NIA1080 Last Modified: 22 Feb 2018 Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactLou Bradley, Ms., The Foster Festival; Phone: 289-786-0950 ext 3 * 1-888-496-2329 ext 3; Email: lou@fosterfestival.com
DutiesDuring each of our 56 performances we require three (3) volunteers in total over the age of 18. Seniors welcome! Volunteers must be outgoing, approachable, presentable and able to make change (may use a calculator if needed).  
Volunteer tasks are: 
Two (2) volunteers are needed to sell 50/50 tickets to our patrons in an effort to raise funds for our future productions. No pressure sales! The volunteers are asked to greet our patrons in a friendly manner and offer them the option to purchase 50/50 tickets. One (1) volunteer will be stationed in our Lounge prior to and after select performances to sell merchandise to our patrons. All volunteers are asked to wear white tops and black pants or skirts. A name tag will be provided for each volunteer.
More Info Linkhttps://www.fosterfestival.com/site/volunteer-comedy-theatre-niagara
BenefitsBeing an integral part of the non-profit Arts in St. Catharines. All Foster Festival Volunteers receive complimentary admission to the show on the date that they are volunteering for.
ClientsFoster Festival patrons/audience members
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Music & Performing Arts
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance - BASIC math skills to make change ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills - a definite must have! Fun, friendly and smiling ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT - only to access our online volunteer sign-up website! ; During each of our 56 performances we require three (3) volunteers in total over the age of 18. Seniors welcome! Volunteers must be outgoing, approachable, presentable and be able to make change (may use a calculator if needed). Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 3 shows between June 27th & August 25th.
Commitment LengthShort Term - Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 3 shows between June 27th & August 25th. ; Several dates across our 9 week season which spans from June 27th to August 25th, 2018. Exact dates can be provided prior to committing or can be viewed on our website at: www.fosterfestival.com We will be using an online program for volunteers to sign up for exact dates.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (1pm to 4:30pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening (1pm to 4:30pm & 7pm to 10pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening (1pm to 4:30pm & 7pm to 10pm) 
Friday: Evening (7pm to 10pm) 
Saturday: Afternoon, Evening (1pm to 4:30pm & 7pm to 10pm) 
Sunday: Afternoon (1pm to 4:30 pm) 
 
Volunteers are asked to arrive 1 hour before curtain time and depending on position & date, may be asked to stay 45 minutes after closing.
SeasonsSummer
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationFirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R 3M2
Number of PositionsNiagara Region 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Although our volunteer need is located in downtown St. Catharines, we welcome anyone from any community as long as they have their own transportation.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - if no previous experience
TransportationNear public transit ; Parking is available nearby but will not be paid for by the Foster Festival. Parking is free downtown after 6pm during the week and free all day on weekends.
Police CheckNot Required
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheFosterFestival
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/fosterfestival/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/FosterFestival
Start DateOn or after 27 Jun 2018 and on or before 25 Aug 2018
End Date25 Aug 2018
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Organization NameFoster Festival