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Akron Civic Employment Opportunities

Akron Civic Theatre, attn: Molly Barnwell, 182 S. Main St., Akron OH  44308 or You can pick up an application between 10am and 4pm M-F at 175 S. Main St. Akron OH  44308.



Opportunity for an outgoing, detail oriented, self-starter who is available for weekend and evening work as needed. 29 to 30 hours/week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Develop and implement the goals and objectives for the volunteer program.

Train and conduct orientation of volunteers and House Managers.

Develop, administer, and review policies and procedures (i.e. handbook) for volunteers and House Managers.

Oversee and Manage all aspects of the volunteer database and information on website.

(Will also include social media aspects under direction of the Associate Director of Media & Programming.)

Schedule House Managers for events.

Schedule volunteers for events.

Convey/Communicate information to volunteers and House Managers in a timely manner.

Explore and actively participate in opportunities to recruit and engage new volunteers.

Explore and implement volunteer retention strategies and programs.

Coordinate formal and informal volunteer recognition strategies.

Act as House Manager (on average one show per week).


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Excellent decision-making skills.

Strong hands-on computer and database management skills.

Professional demeanor when interacting with volunteers, patrons, and co-workers.

Competencies con’t:

Ability to communicate effectively with volunteers, patrons, and co-workers.

Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes.

Ability to listen and respond appropriately.

Ability to work non-traditional hours when necessary including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above and below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Previous volunteer coordinating experience is a plus.  High school diploma.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Computer Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Ability to use or learn Volunteer software.



Akron Civic Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/V/D

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