Volunteer

There are opportunities to volunteer within the Faculty of Fine Arts and in the community throughout the year. Get more involved with the Faculty, the University and our community.

 

Faculty of Fine Arts Volunteer Opportunities

University Theatres Usher

Contact: Amanda Berg

Sign up at the U of L Box Office (Level 5 Centre for the Arts) to usher for all Faculty of Fine Arts ticketed productions or concerts. Ushers can see the show for free! Sign-up starts at the beginning of each term and is open until all usher spots are filled. Ushers are expected to arrive one hour prior to showtime to attend an orientation with the Front of House Manager, and will rip tickets, hand out programs and help patrons navigate to their seats. Ushers are expected to stay for the full duration of each performance they've signed up for.

Student for a Day Host

Ongoing

Volunteer Host Form

The Student for a Day program is an opportunity for a current student to host a prospective student interested their Fine Arts program. Being a host would mean having a “shadow” for the day to show/tell them all the wonderful things about your program, attend your classes, answer questions etc. They will also have meetings scheduled with relevant Faculty and/or staff for more detailed questions.  Hosting only occurs October - November and February - March.

For your hard work, we will be providing you and the guest student with a lunch voucher to have lunch on us and a choice of Fine Arts swag! Your time will count as volunteer hours and, you will get a reference letter to help build your resume.

External Volunteer Opportunities

Casting Call

Competitive Christmas Complex is looking for 4-5 actors to participate in the shooting of the short film The Perfect Gift.  See posting for more information.

If interested email: andrew.mcbain@uleth.ca

The Playgoers of Lethbridge looking for student volunteers!

The Playgoers of Lethbridge is looking for student volunteers to fill positions on their upcoming production of The Play That Goes Wrong. Available positions are: Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, Costume Designer, Makeup Designer, Backstage Running Crew Member

The Play That Goes Wrong is being produced for The Playgoers of Lethbridge 100th year anniversary, they are the longest continuously running amateur theatre company in all of Canada, and are excited to be able to produce this show, to celebrate that! It will run from February 7 – 11, 2023 in the Yates Memorial Theatre. Please send your resume in by December 5, 2022.  Questions can be directed to Elaine Jagielski at elaineja@telus.net

Actors, Singers and Puppeteers Wanted!

Auditions for a short, fun, one day children's concert/theatre production will take place on December 1st from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Casa Community Center in the Community room. Looking for actors, singers, and puppeteers. The production is a compilation of nursery rhyme songs turned into a story featuring several classic characters such as the Cat and the fiddle, Little Bo Peep and Old Macdonald. The rehearsal schedule is ten weekly/biweekly 2 hour long rehearsals, 2 months prior to the performance date which will be at the end of March 2023.

If you have any questions please text Amber at 403-330-7992.  * Please note any arrangements made are agreements separate from the University. 

There is also an indoor carnival taking place at the same time and location as the performance and all family friendly talent is welcome to audition to be apart of the carnival. (Jugglers, magicians etc...). 

Actor Volunteers Needed - November 2022!

Health Sciences is looking for volunteers (preferably drama students) to act as a client in a role-play counselling session for student counsellors.  The sessions would be between 45-60 minutes. Sessions would occur the last week of November or first week of December. To note, is the sessions would be recorded and later deleted.

Contact Sandy Witdouck for more information.

New West Theatre - Student Front-of-House Volunteers!

New West Theatre is currently looking for Student volunteers.  Please see this attached link https://www.newwesttheatre.com/volunteer-opportunities/

Dates: Sept 8-24, 2022 and Oct 13-22, 2022

New West Theatre education programs are looking for teacher assistants!

Volunteer Position – Teachers Assistant
If you are interested in education, this is a fantastic opportunity to see classroom management, theatre creation, and lesson planning in action!  Your responsibilities in this position are to support the teacher by building relationships with kids, helping lead games, participating in theatre creation, and having fun!

The Commitment
Our 10-week program runs either Monday or Wednesday nights, starting the week of February 7. Our greatest need is having a volunteer from 5:10 to 6:45pm each night but would love to have someone to help with both classes if they are available.  We understand that this is a volunteer position and are happy to work with student schedules.

Musical Theatre Class Mondays: Ages 6 – 8 (5:30pm – 6:30pm) / Ages 13 – 18 (6:45pm – 8:00pm)

Theatre Class Wednesdays: Ages 6 – 8 (5:30pm – 6:30pm) / Ages 9 – 12 (6:45pm – 8:00pm)

Working with us in the Future
Volunteering gives you the opportunity to check us out and understand the culture that we are growing within our programs. We have year-round paid positions such as camp and class leaders and this is a great way for you to see if New West education programs are for you!

Want more information? Check out our website newwesttheatre.com/camps-and-classes/ or email Heather directly at education@newwesttheatre.com

Galt Museum Volunteers

Ongoing

Now, this is where you come in! We are looking for positive and upbeat volunteers to join our Visitor Services crew! We’re going to need your help assisting customers in the Museum Store and providing basic interpretation of the Galt grounds and exhibit. Other tasks may include completing Visitor Surveys, answering phones, assisting with inventory, stocking shelves and more! We’re hoping that with your help, the Museum Store will continue to grow and strive!

If you like what you hear, have any questions, or would like a little more information, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Chris Roedler, at christopher.roedler@galtmuseum.com or at 403-320-4219. And don’t you worry, any training will be provided. We can’t wait to hear from you!

The Artifice

Ongoing

Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Art, Comics, Games, Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work read and shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice: the-artifice.com. The Artifice is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms. The Artifice is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow writers. It is structured to let you focus on the quality of the content while it deals with the exposure of it to an audience of millions. Our current writers range from undergraduates, to graduates, to emeritus professors and a bit of everyone in between. Grab the opportunity and join our team of writers. Join now!