Usher at a Performing Arts Theatre!


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


8435 Firestone BoulevardDowney, CA 90241
Downey Civic Theatre


Volunteers are an important aspect of the Downey Civic 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.

To download an application, please visit:

What Do Theatre Volunteers Do?
  • Carry out all Downey Civic 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.


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Theater Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Ushering
  • Hospitality

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours/ months

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