Play your part in one of the world’s most celebrated theatres.
Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, boost your CV and develop your skills.
You don't need experience or knowledge of ballet or opera. We hope you will enjoy learning more about our art forms during your time volunteering with us.
Each volunteer opportunity has a role description and suggested time commitment. Most opportunities suggest a commitment of six months.
We offer an induction and full training for each role.
We post volunteering opportunities on our website. Once you have registered, there is an informal selection process.
We are grateful to everyone who wants to volunteer. We regret that we can’t offer a volunteer placement to everyone who registers.
Our volunteer opportunities are open to everyone aged 18 or older.
We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds, in particular people who are currently underrepresented in our organization. This includes disabled people and those who are ethnically diverse.
If you have access needs, we can have a chat to understand your needs and tailor a volunteer role to suit you.
You can volunteer in the UK if your immigration status permits it.
Contact UK Visas and Immigration to find out about your eligibility to volunteer. We cannot sponsor visas for volunteering.
You don’t need to disclose anything when you register. We may ask about any unspent convictions if we offer you a volunteer placement. You can tell us about the circumstances of any offences in confidence. You might need a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for some roles.
As a volunteer you can:
You are not paid for your time as a volunteer.
We reimburse agreed out-of-pocket expenses for:
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales (Company number 480523) Charity Registered (Number 211775)