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Love Theatre and Film?
Looking to develop a career in the industry?
Fancy doing something rewarding with your spare time?

Volunteers make up a huge part of our workforce and give up their spare time to help the day to day running of the theatres in many different ways.

What would I do?

We’re looking for enthusiastic and friendly people to join our ever growing group of volunteers you will be part of our customer experience team and perform a vital Role in making sure all our customers have a great time when they visit. You don’t need experience – just be keen to learn!

Why volunteer?
There are many reasons that our volunteers give us their time, some people volunteer to try something new or to gain new skills, others enjoy having the chance to meet new people, to be part of a supportive team, or to further their interest in theatre and film. Full training is provided and you’ll also work alongside our lovely front of house team. Not only do we have a wide and diverse programme of shows and films, it’s also a great opportunity to meet and socialise with like-minded people and watch brilliant shows whilst doing it!

Not only that, but you’ll get perks for giving up your time too…
Interested? Drop us an email! volunteerwt@adur-worthing.gov.uk

We look forward to hearing from you,

Rachel Ward and the rest of the FOH team.

Worthing Theatres, staging the future; key improvements start at the Pavilion Theatre

The first steps towards the grand vision for the Pavilion Theatre’s redevelopment began this month; Worthing Theatres cemented their commitment to ongoing building improvements across all of the venues, starting work on the Pavilion Theatre toilets...

Worthing Panto’s Genie Finds His Voice in Acting Legend Brian Blessed

Worthing Theatres have announced that national treasure Brian Blessed will lend his unmistakable voice to the Genie of the Lamp for their traditional family pantomime, Aladdin, playing at the Pavilion Theatre from Friday 30 November 2018 to Tuesday 1...

A golden opportunity for audiences to attend Worthing’s fastest selling pantomime

For many attending their local pantomime has become the ultimate family Christmas tradition, securing their favourite seats, grabbing a keepsake programme and keeping their fingers crossed for a chance meeting with the stars post show. Aware of just how...

Backstage Magic: ETC Magazine Interview Amanda O’ Reilly

Charlotte Harding from etc magazine talks to Amanda O’Reilly about her role in turning around the fortunes of Worthing Theatres. The theatre can be a very emotive place be it the plays you see or the feelings you have when you walk out the door. Amanda...

Connaught Cinema wins Best Indie Cinema Team award at MAFTA’s

More2Screen, a leading global distributor of Event Cinema, has bestowed Worthing’s Connaught Cinema with a prestigious award. Last week at the annual More2Screen Awards for Tremendous Achievement (MAFTA’s), the Connaught was awarded the title of ‘Best...

Open auditions announced for Aladdin The Pantomime

Worthing Theatres and Paul Holman Associates have today announced that they will be holding open auditions for children aged 9-12 to star in their magical pantomime Aladdin; their fastest-ever selling Christmas production. In their open auditions, which...

LISTEN TO OUR AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS

Have a listen to our monthly podcast with local Worthing broadcaster Patrick Woodward in discussion with our Audience Engagement Officer Alice Hiller. Tune in to hear about the shows that we have coming up this month, including our exciting family theatre...

Brighton Cabaret Artiste Completes Worthing Panto’s All-Star Line-Up

Worthing Theatres have announced that the well-known and well-loved cabaret artiste, Dave Lynn, will star as everyone’s favourite panto dame, Widow Twankey, in their star-filled family Christmas pantomime, Aladdin, at the Pavilion Theatre from Friday...

POP SUPERSTAR STEPS INTO WORTHING PANTO   

Worthing Theatres have announced that Lee Latchford-Evans from pop supergroup Steps will headline as the title role in this year’s magical family pantomime, Aladdin, at the Pavilion Theatre from Friday 30th November 2018 to Tuesday 1st January 2019. Lee joined pop...

BLOCK Review: Creative, Evocative and Utterly Engaging

As part of our 2018 Summer of Circus, we were privileged to welcome the UK's leading contemporary circus company NoFit State, alongside the pioneering dance company Motionhouse. Together they collaborated on the awe-inspiring circus show BLOCK and if you...

How to become a VWT in 5 Easy Steps

With volunteer recruitment now open for the 2018, Nick Jones – Senior Duty Manager, talks us through how to become a volunteer at Worthing Theatres.

1. Get in touch!
We want to hear from you! We find there are many people who are interested in volunteering with us, but don’t take that first step to find out more. Top Tip: We love answering questions about our volunteer programme so if you are interested, email us on volunteerwt@adur-worthing.gov.uk to get the ball rolling!

 

2. Lets Meet
Since the role of Volunteer involves you representing the organisation and meeting members of the public from all different walks of life, we like to meet all of our potential volunteers individually. The meeting is informal and is also chance for you to ask us questions too!. We do everything we can to help you be your best. Top Tip: Be yourself!

3. Trial shift
We want all our volunteers to feel comfortable so the next step would be for you to come and work a shift with our team and see if you like the place! That way you will be able to see what happens on shift and ask us any questions that you may of thought of afterour meeting. It’s also an opportunity to meet and speak to some of our member of staff and volunteers.

4. Training
We offer all the training required, which means you can gain really useful skills whilst volunteering with us. This may help you with other opportunities you are pursuing- and don’t worry, you will be buddied up with one of our more experienced and fabulous volunteers or front of house staff for your first shifts! Top Tip: Don’t be worried if you don’t have experience- learning is all part of the fun.

5. Availability
We don’t mind how much time you have to offer, be it a few hours a week or even just a few shifts a month. Just bare in mind the more hours of your time you give up the better perks you get!

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If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, drop us an email and let us know what might work for you. We would be happy to hear from you. Email volunteerwt@adur-worthing.gov.uk 
Rachel Ward and the rest of the FOH team x