Volunteering to Usher = Free Tickets!

We need your help at the New Orleans Jazz Market on January 21, 22, and 23.

Are you looking for a fulfilling and fun way to pass your time?

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
    • Distribution to 4 businesses is equivalent to 1 volunteer hour
  • Post, tag, and share NOOA content on social media (must adhere to guidelines and standards document provided upon sign-up)
    • 5 engagements is equivalent to 1 volunteer hour


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)!