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Ushers/Snack Bar/Ticket Sale Volunteers


Organization: Ottawa Family Cinema Foundation

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Weekends; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019


Are you a movie lover? Do you want to learn more about the operation of a cinema? Are you looking for opportunities to complete community hours? Do not miss the chance to volunteer with Ottawa Family Cinema!

Who we are?

The Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers. We are celebrating more than 40 years of quality entertainment at low cost to the community as well as assistance to those who are economically challenged. For more information, please go to our website: https://www.familycinema.ca

Who we are looking for?

Currently, we are looking for volunteers for different positions, including snack bar cashiers, popcorn makers, ushers, birthday party coordinators, etc. There are many ways to help. You can greet and seat the audience, help with the set-up and take-down, turn a school hall way and auditorium into a fully fledged cinema with a snack bar and box offices. You could also get involve in stage activities, take care of the donation table, and so much more.

If you do not have any relevant experiences, no problem at all! We will provide training. As long as you are punctual, reliable, and friendly, you are the one we are looking for!

If interested, please contact us via coordinator@familycinema.ca.





Volunteer Opportunity Address
710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON


Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Retail; Entertainment; Accounting and finance

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
We do participate in the Community Service program for High School credit which is an opportunity to support a community non-profit organization benefiting families and individuals. Many students stay on and continue to volunteer years after finishing their hours. For more mature volunteers it is an opportunity to be part of a group of individuals from all walks of life who are interested in providing quality family entertainment to those in need as well as the general public. You will have to opportunity to learn many aspects of running a cinema that takes a school and turns it into a full scale modern theatre with box office, snack bar, novelty movie items and with Dolby 3d and surround sound. It is more than just showing a movie...the audience is integrated into the show with draws for prizes, birthday recognition, and much more.

How will the organization benefit?
We have been in operation for over 40 years, depending on volunteers to maintain and grow the Ottawa Family Cinema. We need keen volunteers such as yourself with vision and enthusiasm to facilitate the continued operation of the cinema and all its activities.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes