Be a part of the Mendel Center Experience.

25 - Volunteer

The hospitality and service volunteers extend is critical to creating first and lasting impressions of The Mendel Center experience among patrons and visitors. Each year, more than 100 men and women donate thousands of hours to ensure a high level of customer service, facilitate the safety and comfort of visitors, and provide assistance with administrative tasks vital to the operation of the facility.

The Mendel Center volunteer corps is committed to upholding professionalism and consistency in meeting patrons’ needs, and to fostering an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere reflective of the rich diversity of Michigan’s Great Southwest.

Not only do volunteers assist with Mainstage season performances, they are on hand to make sure many other events go smoothly including the Lake Michigan College commencement ceremony, student performances and recitals, Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan events, Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra performances, Blossomtime festivities, and much, much more.

Typical duties include:

  • Ticket takers
  • Playbill attendants
  • Ushers
  • Lobby hosts/greeters
  • Assistants for handicapped patron
  • Will Call attendants
  • Coat room attendants
  • Concessions sales
  • Artist merchandise sales

Just a few of the benefits of being a member of The Mendel Center Volunteer Corps include:

  • Free admission to the performances and events worked
  • Discounts on tickets to Mainstage season shows
  • Meeting new people and making lasting friendships
  • Knowing that your efforts help make The Mendel Center shine in the eyes of the community

Become a Volunteer