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Volunteer at Diversionary Theatre

The Diversionary team is looking for awesome guest stars to assist us in our day-to-day operations! You’ll gain valuable experience in theatre production and nonprofits while helping your local LGBTQIA+ and theatre community. In return, we can offer you some great perks for volunteering, including invitations to special events and the opportunity to see some of the best live theatre in San Diego for free!

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

We’re always in need of volunteer help and are happy to work around your schedule. If you don’t see a volunteer opportunity listed below but would like to lend your skills, let us know what you can offer and we’ll find an opportunity for you.

Box Office Operations

Duties include handling incoming calls, ticket orders, and other small assigned tasks.

Day Shift: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6:00 PM
Night Shift: Wednesday-Saturday, 6-9:30 PM, and Sundays 12-3:30 PM

Special Events and Festivals

Special event and festival volunteers assist in tasks such as set-up and general staffing. Festival volunteers may assist with booth crew tasks including step-up and break-down, and engaging with the public from our booth at festivals and street fairs.

Special Projects

Volunteers for our special projects assist with tasks around the theatre on an as-needed basis, ranging from organizing costumes to cleaning the theatre, and even painting.


General literary assistance, including doing research for our InDepth articles, proofreading, e-newsletters, and other writing tasks.

Volunteer Interest

Fill out the form below to let us know which areas you’d like volunteer with Diversionary Theater, your availability and we’ll be in touch!

    Become an Usher for a Live Performance

    Diversionary Theater ushers are needed for special events, our Mainstage shows, Cabarets, and other live performances. Our ushers often tell us that Diversionary is one of the best gigs in town when it comes to gaining hands-on experience in live theatre!

    Usher Interest

    To inquire about becoming one of our ushers, fill out this form and we’ll contact you with a list of upcoming performances that could use your help.

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