Volunteer with the New Orleans Opera

Volunteer with the New Orleans Opera

Are you looking for a fulfilling and fun way to support an organization you love?

Then New Orleans Opera is looking for you!

Join our Volunteer Corps and apply your unique skills and abilities in support of our productions, programs, and events. Volunteers are an integral part of our organization, and we’d love your energy and expertise to help with our ambitious goals for 2023. (And, we’ll give you free tickets!)

Join us today and help bring the joy of opera to all! 

Volunteer Tasks and Benefits


Events & Productions 

Assignments may include:

  • Assist with setup/break down of tables, signage, and other event supplies
  • Support food and beverage operations
  • Greet guests and/or check guest lists as patrons enter
  • Monitor info and/or merch tables
  • Other performance-related tasks


  • Assignments may include:
  • Distribute flyers, pamphlets, stickers, etc. to local businesses
  • Post, tag, and share NOOA content on social media (must adhere to guidelines and standards document provided upon sign-up)


  • Assignments may include:
  • Organize and track event supplies/inventory
  • Assist with department mailings
  • Data entry
  • General phone calls


Awarded After Your First Shift:

A New Orleans Opera t-shirt!

Awarded After 6 Volunteer Hours:

Two complimentary tickets to a New Orleans Opera production at the Mahalia Jackson Theater!

Awarded After 12 Volunteer Hours:

Two complimentary season subscriptions to New Orleans Opera’s upcoming season (the season begins in the fall)!

Support Opera in America's First City of Opera!