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Volunteer Program

Volunteer Program

Join our Team!

The FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton is able to provide programs, services and special events to the Milton community, thanks to the support of many volunteers.  We're looking for enthusiastic people with a passion for the performing arts to join our volunteer program.

We currently have five volunteer roles available:

We Value our Volunteers!

Ushers, coat check attendants, ticket takers, hosts and bartenders provide invaluable services by assisting patrons to their seats,  checking valuables, taking tickets, answering questions, providing beverage and snack service but most importantly, creating a pleasant and welcoming environment for our patrons.

Benefits of Being a Volunteer

  • Have fun!
  • Support local and international artists
  • Meet new people, be part of a team
  • Support the Milton performing arts community
  • Develop new skills, participate in training opportunities
  • Complete your high school community service hours

Volunteer Requirements

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to work as a team
  • Time commitment of 2 shifts per month
  • Minimum age of 16 years
  • Follow emergency and fire procedures (training provided)
  • A passion for the performing arts

Here is what our volunteers are saying...

"To me, it is a privilege and a pleasure to volunteer here as a ticket taker, hostess or bartender. I always see many friends and acquaintances here and it's a chance to socialize and have a little visit. Actually, I see more people that I know here - than at the supermarket. I am proud to say "I volunteer at OUR Arts Centre."

"I enjoy to working with the other volunteers and great staff of which many have become friends. Working with the public is also a pleasure, and one gets to meet many interesting and people from all walks of life. During the course of our duties we sometimes get to watch some great entertainment."

"I enjoy volunteering at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton for many reasons: I feel an ongoing connection to the community, which is important to me. I feel it is important to give back to the community and this is the type of volunteering that seemed appropriate for me. I feel proud of the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton and I am able to promote with confidence the facility. Acoustics are great, seating is comfortable, the variety of performances is interesting and the staff are committed..."

Apply Now

The first step to becoming a FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton volunteer is to complete the online application.  When openings become available, applicants will be called for an interview. For more information, download a copy of our Volunteer Handbook.  Thank you for your interest in being a part of the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton Volunteer Program!