The Rose Ensemble

Volunteer

Earn CDs, see concerts for free, and enjoy a special reception!

The Rose Ensemble relies on volunteers like you to help put on concerts and complete office tasks. We need volunteers on an ongoing basis for performances and special projects. Contact Peter Carlson online or at 651-225-4340 for more information or to volunteer.

Concert Positions

At concerts, volunteers assist the staff to help ensure that front of house operations run smoothly for patrons at each concert. Interested volunteers may set up a phone or personal interview with Production Manager Peter Carlson, and must sign the volunteer agreement form to help as a concert volunteer. Opportunities are available on a first come basis and include:

  • Ushering
  • Ticket sales and Will Call
  • CD sales
  • Set up/Break down
  • Receptions and Refreshments

Time Commitment: 3-3½ hours, nights and weekends. Arrive approx. 1.5 hours before concert time, stay 10-15 minutes afterwards.

Location: Refer to performance schedule for venues

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Individuals must be able to: assist audience members in a helpful manner, follow directions, dress appropriately
  • While no previous experience is necessary, some positions require skills in computers and handling cash and credit card purchases
  • Volunteers must arrange for their own transportation and any related costs, including parking

Office Positions

The Rose Ensemble office in downtown St. Paul often needs volunteers for simple office work. Scheduling can be flexible and is typically during business hours Monday through Friday. Interested volunteers may set up a phone or personal interview with Production Manager Peter Carlson, and must sign the volunteer agreement form to help as an office volunteer.

Duties include:

  • Prepare mailings
  • Data entry
  • Internet research
  • Answer phones
  • Ticket sales
  • Special projects

Time commitment: 1-2 hours per visit

Location: Landmark Center, Suite 314, at 75 W. 5th Street in downtown St. Paul

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Individuals must be able to: follow directions, dress appropriately, and work well with others
  • While no previous experience is necessary, some positions require skills in computers, customer service, and repetitive tasks
  • Volunteers must arrange for their own transportation and any related costs, including parking

Volunteer Benefits

Concert volunteers receive a free $25 B Section Ticket (or general admission where applicable) to the performance. In addition, volunteers who work three or more concerts in a season, or 3 or more office hours, receive a free complimentary Rose Ensemble CD of their choice.

 

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Sun November 2 The Roots of Bluegrass: A Journey through America's Folk, Old-time, and Gospel Traditions
Ames
Fri November 7 Educational Program
St. Louis Park
Wed November 12 Il Poverello: Exploring the Life and Deeds of St. Francis of Assisi
La Crosse
Fri November 14 Il Poverello: Exploring the Life and Deeds of St. Francis of Assisi
Burlington
Sat November 15 Il Poverello: Exploring the Life and Deeds of St. Francis of Assisi
Stowe | Buy Tickets
Mon November 17 Il Poverello: Exploring the Life and Deeds of St. Francis of Assisi
Bridgewater