Byrd Theatre Volunteers
Click here to signup to volunteer for one of the movies in January & February.
Click here to register as a volunteer.
Byrd Theatre – Volunteer Role Descriptions
Training is provided by theater staff or board members for all volunteers prior to their shift. We want you to have fun, realize the importance of your involvement, and be successful in this role.
Greeter – Greet patrons at our special events like Saturday morning Family Classics, Wednesday evening/Sunday afternoon Repertory series.
- register individuals for poster raffle
- distribute special event calandars
- provide theater information.
Commitment – Arrive 45 minutes before showtime and stay through performance to thank patrons and hand out calendars.
Barista – Brew and manage the coffee station at Saturday morning Family Classics.
Commitment – Arrive 1 hour before showtime to train on and brew coffee. Work through the performance.
Non-Showtimes – Planning, Marketing, Administration
Data Entry – Help update databases from home
Commitment – Pick up handwritten data for input and enter to shared database. Ideally updates would be made monthly throughout the year and require about 4 hours per month. Additional input time would be required after large membership / information drives.
Poster Distribution – Several times a year we have 2 week periods when we need posters of The Byrd’s amazing offerings distributed throughout RVA. We have geo-centered lists of shops, libraries, daycares etc. we hope our “Street Team” can visit to get our info posted. Ideas you have for metro area postings are always welcome.
Commitment – Distribute posters when printed – generally around the middle of March, June, September and December.
Brass Brigade – Two Saturdays per year help a team polish the outside brass doors of the theater.
Envelope Stuffing – Assist in a group with preparing mailings. Done upstairs at the theater 3 – 4 evenings a year.