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Volunteer

Blackpool Grand Theatre

Volunteer

Our incredible team of Blackpool Grand Theatre Volunteers get involved across our programmes and activities here at the Theatre.

Using their passion, knowledge and love of the theatre, our volunteers help make our beautiful venue a stimulating and friendly place to visit and discover.

The theatre still has active Volunteers that joined at the very beginning and have helped shape our future. We’ve now got an incredible team of over 100 volunteers who continue to help by engaging with our amazing audiences and connecting us to the community across Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre and beyond.

Blackpool’s Grand Theatre has a team of over 100 active volunteers. Volunteers help create our friendly atmosphere, welcoming our customers and assisting with enquiries and sales.

Volunteers play a vital part in the success of our charity contributing over 10,500 hours annually.  Volunteers have free access to so many great shows. Our current Volunteers tell us they love the social aspect of Volunteering and the opportunity to meet new people and old friends.

‘I feel valued for my contribution, I enjoy meeting and greeting regular theatregoers as well as welcoming new friends.’ Geraldine

‘People come from far and wide to the Grand Theatre to view the beautiful architecture – how lucky I am as a volunteer.’ Margaret

‘I feel very lucky to be part of a team that helps this beautiful historic theatre continue to give pleasure to all.’ Patricia

‘I had always wanted to work within the theatre – Remember you are never too old to fulfil your ambitions.’ Chrissy

‘Volunteering gives me the opportunity to give something to the community and share in the enjoyment of others.’ Susan

‘feel honoured and privileged to be part of the volunteer team at the Grand. I genuinely look forward to coming each time.’ Helen

Blackpool Grand Theatre Volunteer Roles

From welcoming audiences and guests to engaging with community, social and educational groups across the North West with our exciting shows and interactive projects, our volunteer roles at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre are key to supporting our programme. All volunteers join the team as Front of House supporters (this could be on the coffee bar, selling merchandise, or directing customers to their seats) and can then progress to specific roles supporting regular events, as well as seasonal engagement activities or launches.

As Blackpool’s Grand develops, so does our Volunteer Programme and we’re working to form new roles and activities for volunteers to develop experiences and skills.

Want to get involved and be a Blackpool Grand Theatre Volunteer?

If you would like to register your interest in joining our Volunteer Team please complete our Blackpool Grand Theatre Volunteer Registration Form.

Volunteering is open to anyone 18, or over. You don’t need any specific experience or skills, just an enthusiasm to get involved.

Here is a Blackpool Grand Theatre Volunteer FAQ sheet, however if you would like to have a chat with someone about Volunteering that no problem, contact us at reception@blackpoolgrand.co.uk or call 01253 290 111.

Volunteering opportunities can vary and every so often we might not have roles for a couple of months. During peak times (Summer/Christmas) we may have a range of short-term and long-term volunteering roles available. Please don’t worry if you don’t hear from us for a while, we’ll get in touch as soon as we have a suitable opportunity and we’re always working to develop our volunteer roles so do pop back if now’s not the right time.

If you’re not yet 18 don’t worry!

e have some great Creative Learning projects or workshops for all ages including our Grand Young Theatre Company. Find out more by calling 01253 290111 or email creativelearning@blackpoolgrand.co.uk.

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