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Do you want to support the National Park Service, work with great people in a lovely natural environment, and see world-class entertainment for free? Of course you do! Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is proud to advertise openings for volunteer ushers for the 2019 Filene Center season. From late May to early September, Wolf Trap welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to approximately 90 performances. The performances vary from rock to jazz to pop to country to ballet and opera. The park is proudly supported by a large volunteer community, with several volunteers having served with us for 40 seasons!
Directing people to their seats
Enforcing house rules
Answering visitor questions
Must be at least 16 years of age or older.
Must be able to climb stairs and stand for an extended period.
Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions including heat, humidity, and precipitation.
Must commit to a 3 hour shift/1 night a week for the duration of the season.*
Must attend a 4 hour training session before the start of the season (scheduled for the end of April).
*Usher staff select one day of the week (either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) to work a 3-hour shift through the entire season. The season is 15-17 weeks. There is a substitution policy in place if needed, and ushers are given three excused absences for vacations, family events, etc.
Enjoy the remainder of the performance at the conclusion of each shift.
Opportunity to attend a special backstage tour of the Filene Center.
Have fun and meet new people!
Couples and friends are encouraged to volunteer together. Make this the summer you volunteer at Wolf Trap, the only National Park dedicated to the performing arts!