Ottawa Memorial Auditorium
301 S Hickory St | Ottawa, KS 66067
(785) 242 -8810

Ottawa Municipal Auditorium © 2013


House Manager Volunteer

Coordinate all volunteers on day of event.  

Distribute lanyards, flash lights, programs to their respective places.  

Ushers – Main Floor & Balcony

Direct patrons to their appropriate entrances into the theater

Distribute programs

Show patrons to their appropriate seats

Assist patrons in finding restrooms and exits

Scan or tear the patrons’ tickets

Direct patrons to seating

Monitor prohibited items being brought into the building

Watch for unauthorized photography

Concession Workers

Set-up of supplies, Restock and take inventory

Take orders and handle cash

Clean up


Direct patrons to the Box Office if they don’t have tickets

Assist patrons in finding restrooms

Assist Ticket Takers and Greeters

Assist Concession workers


Assist with the back stage

Assist with the outside stage door area

Ticket Sales/Box Office

Assist with the day of ticket purchases/sales/pick of will call tickets

Tech Load in/out

Assist with loading in/out of sound/light equipment


Other Possible Volunteer Positions


Tours of OMA

Fundraising Events

School Outreach

Marketing Material Distribution

Physical Exertions may include:
Standing for long periods of time (up to 4 hours)
Bending over to pick items up off the floor
Going up and down stairs

Volunteers are required to fill out the Volunteer Application and will be contacted to participate in an initial training session.

Our volunteers’ contribution of time and energy is an important aspect in the operations of the Ottawa Municipal Auditorium and help provide our patrons with a positive theatre experience.

All positions are subject to change.  We appreciate you being flexible, as each event has different challenges to overcome.

You may view the entire Volunteer Brochure here


The Ottawa Memorial Auditorium Volunteer Committee invites you to take your place beside the staff and many other dedicated volunteers who enjoy meeting new people, supporting the cultural scene in Ottawa.

As a volunteer, you'll be invited to play a key role in the many artistic and educational activities that enrich our community.

Please make sure you read over these requirements. If you are able to accomplish these tasks and would like to become a part of the OMA team please call 785-242-8810. You may also print an application form and mail it to OMA, PO Box 462. Ottawa, KS 66067