Volunteer Opportunities

Want to have fun while helping a worthy cause? Then volunteer with San Francisco Opera and the Opera Guild. Experience the magic of opera and meet new people by helping with our special events or assisting with administrative tasks. We’ll match your schedule to our needs. Donate your valuable time and skills to the Opera, and reap rewards like an annual reception honoring our volunteers, invitations to dress rehearsals, and discounts in the Opera Shop.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Helping at outdoor public events (including free outdoor concerts and simulcasts), social fundraisers, or award-winning educational programs
  • helping with clerical projects like mailings and various office tasks
  • working in the Opera Shop during performances and outdoor events
  • assisting with War Memorial Opera House tours
  • serving refreshments backstage to artists
  • Becoming a member of one of the SFO Guild chapters

For information on these volunteer opportunities, call the Volunteer Office at (415) 565-6433 or download the Volunteer Application and mail it to:

San Francisco Opera Guild
War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102.

Volunteer Ushers

For information on being a volunteer usher, please send an E-mail to: Ushers@SFOpera.com