Become a Volunteer

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts is the premier entertainment complex in the Houston area, hosting a diversity of theatrical, cultural and community events each year. Our volunteers serve as good will ambassadors for the Hobby Center and the City of Houston. Each year over 600 volunteers from all over the Houston-Galveston area generously donate their time, welcoming our patrons and clients, providing first class service and ensuring the safety of everyone who visits the Hobby Center. The Hobby Center staff strives to make the volunteer program an enriching experience where great relationships and friendships are made.


All Volunteers Must
  • Be friendly, articulate and able to give clear directions
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to stand for extended periods and climb stairs and be comfortable with heights
  • Be willing to work in all areas of the venue during all types of events
  • Have internet access and email
  • Provide their own uniform
  • Participate in annual volunteer training
Volunteer Assignments

Volunteer responsibilities include

  • Scanning and reading tickets
  • Greeting, giving directions and seating patrons
  • Assisting patrons with disabilities
  • Providing assistance to staff during emergencies
  • Committing to a minimum of 10 events each year
New Volunteers

At this time we are no longer taking any new volunteer applications. Please check back again at a later date. Thank you.

Existing Volunteers
  • Click HERE to login if you are an existing volunteer.

For more information about the Hobby Center Volunteer program please contact Judi Stallings, at 713.315.2412.

Vounteer Testimonials

I have been a volunteer since the days of the Music Hall, and it is wonderful to be a part of the best venue in Houston. There are such a variety of plays. Every month is a surprise of some remarkable performance. I'm proud to be a part of such a wonderful organization.B.J. Francis, Volunteer

We want each patron to have a memorable and enjoyable evening from the front door to the last curtain call. We are the Hobby Center's ambassadors.Barbara Lou, Volunteer

As a senior and a Houston resident for 53 years, I consider volunteering at the Hobby Center as my continuing gift to the city and the arts.Joanna Poor, Volunteer