About the Position
Position #: 21781
OrganizationMT Space (The Multicultural Theatre Space)
Position: Festival Volunteers - Impact 19 - International Theatre Festival
Location: Various theatres in downtown Kitchener
Impact Statement: Impact 19 would not be possible without the help of more than a hundred volunteers who help to welcome the world to KW. People who have volunteered in the past return festival after festival. The MT Space exists to explore and celebrate cultural intersections through the arts.
Description: Front of House/Ushers; Office Support NEEDED! Come be part of the action!
Impact19 is an international theatre festival every 2 years by MT Space. This dynamic international theatre festival welcomes more than 100 volunteers to be part of the action. People who can speak languages other than English are most welcome!

We need USHERS for all shows. Ushers welcome audience members and help with seating and get to enjoy the great shows as well!

We also need OFFICE SUPPORT staff to help with preparations and festival promotion. Office support volunteers can follow simple instructions and help get people excited about the festival.

Apply by emailing Volunteer Coordinator, Lynn Schulze: [email protected] to set up a brief interview. Parental permission required if under 18.
Training Details: Volunteers will be asked to attend one, 2-hour training on Sunday, September 22nd from 2-4 pm in downtown Kitchener. These hours will also count toward community involvement hours for high school students. Office volunteers will receive on-the-job training.
Working Conditions: MTSpace is an inclusive organization welcoming to all. The workplace is respectful, fun and professional. All staff and volunteers enjoy support and teamwork.
Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail: You choose how many shifts you want to do. You could do one shift of 3 hours or many shifts! Most shows are in the evenings on weekdays and during the day and evening on weekends. Office support is mostly during the day.
Special Event Start Date: 2019-09-24
Special Event End Date: 2019-09-29
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Communication/Public Relations, Special Events
Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Empathy
How to Apply
Website: http://www.mtspace.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Lynn Schulze
Phone: 519-585-7763
Address: 16 William St W Waterloo, N2L1J3
Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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