Volunteers

Volunteer candidates must be 16 years or older, and are energetic, hardworking, team-oriented, and self-motivated. Fulton Theatre seeks qualified persons with the expertise and skills to help realize Fulton Theatre projects and goals.  A volunteer may be a retired professional, an emerging professional, or a stay-at-home parent. If under the age of 18, parents must sign the volunteer application.  Due to our production schedule, we may not be able to accommodate requests.  Applications are reviewed on a case by case basis.

Volunteer Focus Areas

The Fulton seeks skilled volunteers in these primary areas.  However, if you have a skill and a desire to volunteer, let us know what it is.  We may be able to find a way to use you.  Thank you.

  • Administration and Development: A dedicated volunteer for 2-3 hours a week to support the development department with general office tasks, such as mailings, filing, and basic data entry.
  • Education and Community Engagement:  A mission driven volunteer who could accomplish at least one of the following tasks.  Greet students and families on first and last day of classes.  Proof copy for study guides and lesson plans.  Distribute promotional brochures throughout the region.  Host First Friday or Asides events.  Connect the Director to key stakeholders in the community such as PTO Presidents, teachers, principals, etc.  Support the Sensory Friendly Program.   
  • Usher/House Management:   Facilitate Fulton patrons locating seats.  Greet patrons at the front door.  Distribute accessibility service equipment, as needed.  Ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
  • Accessibility:  A volunteer with a passion or mission for inclusion and accessibility who could accomplish at least one of the following tasks.  Support the Fulton and the surrounding region sharing the open caption and audio description equipment.  Provide accessibility services to Fulton Theatre patrons who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, blind and visually-impaired, and Spanish speaking audiences. Prepare accessibility scripts in Open Captioning Program.   Recruit other theatres to participate in the Independence Starts Here! Program.  Organize and promote accessibility programming throughout the region.  Ability to communicate in Spanish or ASL helpful.  Knowledge of CaptionView helpful.

 

PTP Volunteer Application

Do not contact the Fulton Theatre regarding the status of your application.






























  • Program Focus and Personal Statement

  • Identify up to 3 appropriate focus areas for which you wish to be considered. Usher; Costumes/Wigs; Electrics/Sound; Stage Management; Company Management; Education/Outreach; House Management/Box Office; Development; Props; Scenic Construction/Painting; Marketing/Communications
  • A clearly articulated and focused personal statement goes a long way in helping us to place you in our program! Fulton Theatre seeks qualified volunteers with specific skills to realize Fulton projects and goals. Consider the following questions: Why are you seeking to volunteer at this time? And why specifically at Fulton Theatre? What skills do you have to help Fulton Theatre realize its core mission.
  • Detail your availability. How many hours would you like to volunteer? What days and hours of the week or month are you available?
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  • Parent/Legal Guardian Permission

    Volunteers and Shadow Experience Applicants must be 16 years old. If under the age of 18, parents must sign the application.
  • We are pleased that you have chosen to take part of our Volunteer-Shadow program. Sometimes our students and/or their parents decide on their own to pursue private instruction with one or more members of the Fulton Opera House staff outside of the Fulton Opera House’s formal instruction program. In signing this Acknowledgement, you understand and agree that your decision to pursue private instruction independent of Fulton Opera House’s instruction program is a voluntary decision that is not under the endorsement, supervision or management of the Fulton Opera House. Fulton Opera House disclaims any responsibility for a student’s decision to undertake private instruction. As a participant you agree to hold Fulton Opera House and its foundations and affiliates, as well as each of the foregoing’s management, officers, directors and insurers, harmless from any and all liability rising from your decision to participate in private instruction with a member of Fulton Opera House’s staff outside of the Fulton instruction program.







  • Demographic

    Both private and state sponsors often require we submit demographic information about Fulton Theatre volunteers. Help us to continue to receive vital funding! Complete the fields that you feel comfortable providing data. Thank you!