Cleveland Play House is fortunate to have the support of many volunteers, whose enthusiasm and generosity of time and energy help us to better serve our patrons and all of Northeast Ohio. If you'd like to get more involved with CPH, please consider the opportunities below and complete the online form. We look forward to working with you!
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of CPH. Administrative support volunteers will assist a variety of departments with data entry, contacting teachers to confirm upcoming performances, writing letters of response to students, making thank-you calls to donors, assisting with mailings and more. Strong writing skills and computer proficiency are needed in some jobs.
Minimum commitment: A set, weekly schedule or on-call projects can be arranged.
Help CPH host special events such as Festival of Trees, our annual benefit, and InsideCPH events. Greet guests, check coats, and assist staff with set-up and teardown. Physical requirements may include standing for extended periods and lifting up to 25 lbs.
Minimum commitment: One event per month; evenings and weekends.
Artists and Guests
Share your hospitality with our guest artists. Create welcome bags, drive to and from the airport for pick-up and drop-off, organize meet-and-greets and provide overall support during our guests' stay in Cleveland. Volunteers who would be transporting artists must own their own vehicle and have a valid driver license.
Minimum commitment: One to two events per month; a set schedule or on-call projects.
Put those artistic skills to use and assist staff to help create the sets on our stages. Work side-by-side with staff on base painting, texturing and coating in our paint shop. All skill levels welcome.
Minimum commitment: Two-hour shifts on a weekly basis; must commit to at least a 90-minute shift due to set up and clean up.
For retired teachers or those with an education background, volunteer your time by helping our Education department develop student guides, as well as educating schools about our programming.
Minimum commitment: A set weekly schedule or on-call projects can be arranged.
Help us reach out to the community by representing CPH at various community events and networking opportunities, as well as volunteering in our lobbies before performances.
Minimum commitment: One to two events per month; daytime, evenings, and weekends.
Deepen your connection to Cleveland Play House by joining our Connectors program! From behind-the-scenes activities to volunteer opportunities to support CPH's work, mission and vision, Connectors is a fun, fulfilling and free way to play your part in making CPH even better.