Hershey Theatre relies heavily on the help of volunteers. The success of many of our programs depends directly on the efforts of our volunteers. Volunteer work can be a rewarding and enriching experience!
When providing customer service for guests visiting Hershey Theatre, volunteers play an important role. Please consider lending us your special skill or simply sharing your time with others! It's a great way to be a part of Central Pennsylvania's premier performing arts center, and share in the legacy of Milton Hershey.
Who can be a volunteer?
Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older
Volunteers should be friendly, outgoing, and enjoy working with people
Volunteers must be able to stand for at least one hour and must be able to walk-up and down stairs (if working at Hershey Theatre shows)
Volunteers should have an interest in preserving and promoting Milton Hershey's legacy
Volunteers should have an interest in the performing arts and/or educational programming
What do volunteers do?
Volunteers work primarily in the positions listed below:
Ushers serve as the front-line customer service representatives at Hershey Theatre performances. They greet guests, seat them quickly and with courtesy and respect, and respond to any special needs or requirements of the guests.
How often would I volunteer?
Ushers usually work approximately 5 or more shows per year. Volunteers must be willing to work at least once in a season in order to be considered an active usher. Other opportunities are on an as-needed basis.
Usher orientation is held in July and August of each year; it is mandatory for each new volunteer usher.
How do I apply?
Email Debbie at Debbie@hersheytheatre.com and send your name, address, city, state, zip and daytime phone number. Or call 717.508.5958.