Below are a list of volunteer positions that are available.
All bartenders must be 18 years old and ProServe certified. Bartenders must be comfortable handling large sums of cash and have working knowledge of Square POS software. Bartending duties include; setting up the bar at the beginning of the shift – restocking and cleaning up at the end of the shift. Knowledge of serving alcoholic beverages is preferred but not essential. Some keg maintenance is also required.
Often the first point of contact for patrons at the Yardbird, those working the Box Office are primarily responsible for the ticket and membership sales. The Box office uses Square POS software.
This volunteer will ensure that everyone that enters the club doors has a ticket to the show and direct traffic accordingly. This position also assists the bar with the clean up during the intermission and at the end of the show.
Individuals working in the kitchen will make popcorn, prepare snacks, and coordinate the clean up at the end of the evening.
Volunteers will shuttle musicians from the airport to their hotel, to their hotel to the Yardbird and from the Yardbird back to their hotel.
This House Manager manages all aspects of Front of House and acts as a liaison between the Board of Directors, volunteers, and the public. They are responsible for all the operations behind the scenes of the performance. They ensure that all volunteers are in place and the show starts on time and runs smoothly.
This job may include data entry, website development, volunteer or membership call outs as well as archival maintenance.
As a not-for-profit organization, the Yardbird Suite hosts annual fundraisers and education initiatives that require a volunteer base. This may include but is not limited to the preparation/ organization of the event, all aspects of the front of house, publicity and administrative tasks.
Since the Yardbird Suite is a volunteer-supported organization, there are plenty of opportunities for building maintenance, landscaping and snow removal.