Volunteer Opportunities

Be part of our team!

We are so excited that you are interested in volunteering with us.

If you are interested in volunteering, and can commit to two events each month, please feel free to complete the online application and our volunteer coordinator will contact you. Our volunteer season runs September to June. 

We currently have the following volunteer roles available:

  • Outreach Ambassador
  • Usher
  • Coat Check Attendant 

We love our volunteers!

OCPA volunteer ushers and coat check attendants provide invaluable services by assisting patrons to their seats, answering questions, checking valuables, and most importantly, creating a pleasant and welcoming environment for our patrons.

Why volunteer?

The OCPA strives to be a destination for lovers of music, drama, comedy and dance. As an OCPA volunteer you will be a valued contributor to the performing arts community in Oakville. Help us make the magic happen! Opportunities are available for everyone over the age of 16 who are looking to become part of a fun and exciting team!

Benefits of being an OCPA volunteer

  • Have fun!
  • Support local and international artists
  • Meet new people
  • Be part of a team
  • Support the Oakville performing arts community
  • Develop new skills
  • Participate in training opportunities
  • Participate in special Volunteer-only events
  • Access to special offers
  • Receive a record of hours
  • Receive a reference letter for a job well done

Volunteer requirements

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to work as a team
  • Ability to climb stairs and stand for an extended period of time
  • Time commitment of 2 shifts per month (shift average is 3.5 hours) for a minimum of one season
  • Minimum age of 16 years (volunteers under 18 require written parent consent)
  • A passion for the performing arts
  • Payment of $20 required towards purchase of uniform shirt (retail value of $50)

Apply now

The first step to becoming an Oakville Centre volunteer is to complete the online application. Only those selected will be invited in for an interview. For more information, review our Volunteer Flyer or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer.ocpa@oakville.ca

Each season runs from September to June. Although we take a break for the summer, please feel free to complete the application process at any time during the year. Our volunteer coordinator will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Thank you for your interest in the OCPA Volunteer Program!