Come join the fun!
Liberty Hall is staffed by Liberty Hall Interim Manager, John Baggett, and a large group of dedicated volunteers. The Hall cannot operate on it's own - it is the people involved that make it special.
It's easy to volunteer and does not take a ton of time. We need people to help with ticketing, ushering, performer hospitality and marketing.
If you have a talent - we have a need. Just fill out the form on this site and you will soon be contacted through email by our (volunteer) Volunteer Coordinator to see how you would like to help out. It is that simple. Usually volunteer times are in blocks of two- four hour periods. And each time you volunteer you earn a free pass to a future event of your choice!
Some special position descriptions are listed here:
Hospitality Liaison – need three volunteers
The Manager will work closely with this volunteer who will act as performer hospitality and liaison. This person will assure that the requests of the performers are adhered to and that their needs are met (including food and beverage). They will answer the performers questions and be a calming and hospitable influence. They will make sure that the performer has an enjoyable time while in Tyler.
Time commitment: The week before the performance find out the performers needs. Volunteer will get snacks for green room and make sure that hotel and dinner plans are arranged. Any expenses you incur will be reimbursed.
Night of the show:
- Meet the performer when they arrive and make sure they know where everything is and have what they need; dinner, parking, etc. Assist them with directions and just stay available to them while they are in our care.
- Benefits: Two future Liberty Hall performance (of your choice) tickets and opportunity to get up close with and meet, assist many very talented performers
Ushers - The Usher is the link between a ticket purchaser and an enjoyable theater experience. They are responsible for creating a safe and welcoming space for patrons. Ushers hand out programs, take tickets and assist the patrons with finding a seat. Ushers attend to the general cleanliness of areas being used in the performance. Ushers will need to be aware of fire and medical emergency procedures.
Time commitment: The individual sets his/her own dates. A schedule is emailed each month for sign up. You may sign up for duty on a regular basis or may take multiple performance dates throughout the month. Arrive 15 min before show time. Stay until the audience area is cleared and the show is in progress or you are released.
Qualifications: Needs to be outgoing and able to interact well with people, be polite and remain calm under stress. Must be able to stand for short periods, use stairs and walk easily.
Benefits: For each performance that you volunteer, you will receive a ticket to one show of your choice.
Ticketing - First person a customer meets. Sells tickets before the show and concessions as needed. Has a knowledge of seating in the Hall. Good with math and making change, able to work credit card machine. Friendly, but able to move customers through quickly and work under stress. Ability to make quick decisions and be authoritative if needed. This position moves up from usher over time.
Drink Table - Strong personality, able to make quick decisions. Do math for ID purposes. Outgoing and able to keep control of drink area even if busy. Responsible for ID'ing patrons and limiting drinks if needed. TABC training a huge plus.
Marketing and Special Events Committee – This work involves assisting in the promotion of the events of Liberty Hall. Members of this committee assist with delivering posters and fliers around town and coming up with ideas for marketing Liberty events. Responsibilities will include meeting and talking with business managers and owners about putting up posters, distributing fliers, sponsorships. This is a is great opportunity for students that are pursuing a marketing, event management, non profit or arts administration degree.
Each person who works on marketing an event will receive two complimentary tickets to a performance.
Goal: to promote the performance, find funding and fill the seats!
For more information please call John Baggett 903-595-7274.