Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are a vital part of the success at Tacoma Arts Live.
Whether your passion is for the performing arts, education, community outreach or administrative support, your energy and time is needed.

Interests & Activities

different volunteer activities and areas of interest are available!

Provides various ushering duties during Tacoma Arts Live sponsored shows and rental events. Usher are trained during orientation sessions scheduled during the season. This position requires some stair climbing and standing. Hours are generally evenings and weekends, although some events may be during weekdays. We ask for a minimum of 15 hours each season.

Provides tours of the theaters to various groups. After individual training, guides are called based on the days and times they are available.

Assists in putting out bulk mailings following specific instructions. Various mailings are sent throughout the season.

Provides a variety of assistance in the administrative office, including reception, filing, typing, or other projects as needed. Volunteers are called on an as needed basis depending on availability. Hours are weekdays between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm.

Provides assistance with special projects on an as-needed basis. Examples would be staffing a table at Tacoma’s Farmers Market on Thursdays, selling Tacoma Arts Live merchandise during sponsored shows, assisting with hospitality at benefits or backstage events, etc. The variety and frequency of projects depends on the needs of Tacoma Arts Live.

Tacoma Arts Live offers great incentives based on our volunteers’ dedication and commitment.

Apply Now!

To volunteer, please complete the application below and you will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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For questions or additional information, contact Gini Sommer at

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