The Barn Theatre,
25 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey
RH8 0AA.

Tel: 01959 561811
Email: barntheatre
@btinternet.com

 


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Volunteer Front-of-House Job Descriptions for Friends of the Barn

Front of House Manager: This role carries the responsibility for the smooth running of the entire Front of House function.
You would need to be at the theatre two hours before curtain up and until all the audience have left and all tasks have been completed.

Car Park Attendant: This role carries the responsibility for offering help to patrons so that they park safely, swiftly and conveniently, whilst allowing the Theatre to comply with the necessary safety requirements.
You would need to be at the theatre one hour before curtain up and until 15 minutes after the show starts.

Bar Steward: This role involves serving patrons with drinks (beer, wine, soft drinks); taking and later preparing interval drinks orders.
You would need to be at the theatre one hour before curtain up. The bar sometimes reopens after some shows.

Bar Support: This role involves opening wine; replenishing stock in the chillers; collecting and washing dirty glasses in the dish washer.
You would need to be at the theatre from 50 minutes before curtain up until the bar closes and the clearing up and restocking is done. Sometimes the bar opens after the show.

Coffee Seller: This role involves selling coffee from a designated place at the end of the bar.
You would need to be at the theatre from 50 minutes before curtain up until the coffee service area has been cleaned up after the last interval.

Ice Cream Seller: This role involves selling ice creams from the front foyer during the intervals.
You would need to be at the theatre from 15 minutes before the first interval until about 5 minutes after the last interval.

Sweet Shop Assistant: This role involves serving patrons before the performances and during the intervals.
You would need to be at the theatre from 50 minutes before curtain up until after the last interval.

Programme Seller: This role involves answering queries about the location of their seats etc. and, of course, selling programmes.
You would need to be at the theatre from 50 minutes before curtain up until 5 minutes after curtain up.

Raffle Ticket Seller: This role involves you in an early greeting of patrons, perhaps answering queries about the location of their seats and, of course, selling and folding raffle tickets ready for the draw.
You would need to be at the theatre from 50 minutes before curtain up until the end of sales and the handover of the takings and unsold tickets to the Front of House Manager.

Dress Code: The dress code is usually black and white for the ladies and D.J.s for the gentlemen. Of course, the car park attendants will dress appropriately for the weather with a safety vest (supplied by the theatre) and the person in bar support will need to be comfortable - it can get quite warm in the bar stock room!

If you feel that you could offer some time to help with any of these roles - please contact our Front-of-House Team Co-ordinator:
Pippa Bridges : "Ashleigh" 29 Church Lane, Oxted, Surrey. RH8 9NB
Tel & Fax : 01883 712459
e-mail: Judith.bridges @btinternet.com

If you indicate an interest in any role, you will if necessary, be invited to 'shadow' an experienced 'Friend' so that you can learn the job.