Volunteers


Are you interested in...

- Networking with Montreal’s professional English-language theatre community?
- Getting experience working at a professional theatre company?
- Giving back to the children of our community?


Volunteer for Geordie!


- See a Geordie performance for free!
- Come to our annual volunteer bash!
- Be a part of making the magic of theatre happen!


Let us know if you would like to help out by emailing info@geordie.ca!

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Current Opportunities

Montreal KidCon 2017
Geordie Productions is running a continuous theatre games booth at KidCon, an action-packed weekend where kids and families can enjoy activities, shows, panels and encounters assembled and designed for them. If you are outgoing and passionate about theatre, you can help us make the Geordie booth KidCon's most fun!

- Welcome children and families to Geordie Productions' booth.
- Play theatre games with them, under the guidance of a Geordie staff member.
- Help our staff to answer questions and provide information about Geordie Productions.
- Hand out brochures about our company and upcoming season, encourage people to attend our shows!

For each shift you work, we will reward you with one free ticket to our production of Around the World in 80 Days in April 2018!

Where:
Uniprix Stadium
285 Gary-Carter St.
Montreal QC
H2R 2W1

Shifts:
- Saturday October 21, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
- Saturday October 21, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
- Sunday October 22, 9:30-am - 1:30 pm
- Sunday October 22, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Ways to Volunteer

Opening Night Volunteer
Decorating the lobby on Opening Night by blowing up balloons, putting up posters and creating a festive atmosphere.
Time commitment: Friday (Opening Night) from 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Front of House Volunteer
A. School Matinee Volunteer – Meet the teachers from the school buses and direct them to the welcome desk. Provide information about the location of washrooms, water-fountains etc...
Time commitment: weekday mornings from 9:30 am – 12:15 pm (during a Mainstage Production run)

B. Family Matinee Volunteer – Welcome our family patrons and direct them to the Box Office; fold, stuff and distribute programmes; field questions about the show or about Geordie; promote Geordie’s merchandise and help tidy up after the show.
Time commitment: weekend afternoons; Saturday 12:30-3:30 pm and Sunday 11:30 am-5:30 pm (during a Mainstage production run)
School Liaison Assistant
Assisting the school liaison by calling schools to remind them of our upcoming shows, conducting surveys of teachers’ opinions and promoting the Geordie tour.
Time commitment: 2-5 hours per month
Fundraising Assistant
As a non-profit organization, fundraising is an integral part of what we do. Helping us out with our annual fundraising campaign, sourcing potential funding, monitoring grant announcements and soliciting donations by phone and e-mail.
Time commitment: 2-5 hours per month
Administrative Assistant
Assisting our office staff with various administrative tasks (mailings, faxing, telephone calls, compiling information, etc.) during peak production times.
Time commitment: as needed during regular business hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Publicity Team
Distributing our posters and flyers to specific neighbourhoods, with a map and detailed notes for each location..
Time commitment: as needed (before a show)
Volunteer Coordinator
Helping recruit and train volunteers, keeping volunteer manuals up-to-date, reviewing applications and placing volunteers as needed.
Time commitment: 5-6 hours per month
Translator
Translating promotional materials, web content, fundraising pamphlets and/or letters for distribution from English to French.
Time commitment: as needed
Production Volunteer
Working closely with the Production Manager to help bring missing pieces together in the run up to the show.
*Experience working backstage is an asset.

Examples:

Light Walker : Assisting the lighting designers and technicians to establish lighting levels during tech week by walking around on the set and standing where they need to see someone.

Props and Costume Assistant : Helping the designers and production manager hunt down hard-to-find prop and costume pieces.
Other
Let us know what you can do! Our organization is always changing and growing and we would love to use your talents!

We want to make your experience as enriching as possible; share with us your passions, skills and interests so that we can match you with the best volunteer position.