• Box Office Assistant (Summer Student Program)

    Posted: 04/24/2022

    Special Events Coordinator/ Box Office Assistant

    Canada Summer Jobs

    Venables Theatre is seeking a summer student who is eager to get involved in the performing arts. We are looking for a self-starter who is fun, friendly and hard working. This position is for a minimum of 30 hours per week with a wage of $19.00 per hour. The contract starts May 2nd and ends June 30th, with an opportunity to stay on for special projects in the future. The position includes a variety of duties as follows:

    Daytime Box Office Sales

    • Customer service – greet guests in a friendly and courteous manner
    • Assist customers over the phone and in person to purchase tickets
    • Assist with other office administration and promotions as needed

    Event Nights

    • Assist with theatre events. Tasks may include concession operation, rental group supervision, merchandise sales, volunteer support and normal ticketing operations
    • Other duties may also be assigned


    • Candidates must have excellent customer service skills
    • Some fluency in database software
    • Cash handling and credit card transactions.
    • Must hold or be willing to acquire a Serving it Right certificate.
    • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and work nights
    • Must be a self starter and able to work with little or no supervision
    • Event production experience is an asset
    • This job is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates must be under the age of 30.

    Position open until filled.

    Job Type: Fixed term contract
    Contract length: 2 months

    Salary: $19.00 per hour


    • Casual dress
    • Flexible schedule
    • On-site parking


    • 8 hour shift
    • Weekend availability

    COVID-19 considerations:
    Masks are welcomed in the work place and all staff and volunteers are vaccinated. Barriers are still in place for dealing with the public.
    All concerns and questions are addressed

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Oliver, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


    • Venue & Attractions Associates: 1 year (preferred)

    Shift availability:

    • Day Shift (required)
    • Night Shift (required)

    Expected start date: 2022-05-01

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