Love theatre, music and dance? Looking for a flexible summer volunteering opportunity? Welcome Host volunteers help ensure that every visitor to the Royal Opera House knows who we are, what we offer, and how to get involved.
- Welcome and greet visitors
- Share information and answer questions
- Give directions within the building and Covent Garden area
- Accompany tour groups to ensure they stay together during their visit
- Help to manage queues and spaces at busy times
- Assist Front of House staff in keeping everyone safe
- Flexible schedule to fit around your summer plans
- Meeting people from all walks of life
- Seeing behind the scenes of an exciting creative arts venue
- Working as part of a team
- Learning more about ballet, opera, dance, classical music, and theatre
- Gaining experience and skills in customer service and communication
As a volunteer you can:
- Claim travel expenses (up to £13.50 a day) and refreshments up to £4 (if volunteering for more than 4 hours)
- Enter ticket draws for rehearsals of Royal Ballet and Royal Opera performances
- Enjoy free access to ROH Stream to learn about our work and repertoire
- Go to volunteer social events and celebrations
- Apply for internal vacancies
- Get feedback on interviews if applying for a job at the ROH
Available for 6-8 sessions in July/August 2023?
Friendly and enthusiastic?
Reliable and punctual?
A team player?
Proactive and able to follow instructions?
Interested to learn and share information about the Royal Opera House and Covent Garden?
Able to keep calm during busy times?
Confident communicating in English?
Committed to our values: Treat each other with Respect, Be Open and Value the Highest Standards?
If you are studying or researching a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Maths (STEM) related subject and want to volunteer and share your knowledge and experience with young people, you could become a STEM Ambassador.
Do you want to make a real difference to a young person's life? If you are a current university student of any subject (or have graduated within the last 2 years), this opportunity could be for you!