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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2201 Broadway, Suite 206The Paramount Theater, Oakland, CAVarious locations, Oakland CAOakland, CA 94612


Oakland Ballet Company needs volunteers to assist with many different areas throughout the year, including backstage at productions and in the office assisting with administrative work. Some volunteer opportunities include the following:

- Distributing postcards and posters to promote upcoming events, such as "Luna Mexicana", "The Nutcracker", or other productions.

- Assisting student dancers ages 7-18 backstage during a performance of Graham Lustig's "The Nutcracker" at the Paramount Theatre.

- Assiting at the will call ticket table before productions. Volunteers help check in VIP guests, media contacts and patrons attending as part of OBC's ticket donation program.

- Staffing the "Nutcracker" Boutique table before, during intermission and after productions of Graham Lustig's "The Nutcracker."

- Assist OBC's wardrobe supervisor with light sewing and costume maintenance.

- Office Administrative work including filing, mailings, archiving historic OBC photos and video, and maintaining OBC's donor and contact database.

- Advise OBC board and staff with board development initiatives.


  • Data Entry
  • Advertising
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Time committments vary by project

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