Our team of volunteers are an integral part of Waterville Creates. Volunteers help us build community through assistance with dynamic exhibitions, transformative performances, film experiences, educational classes, and workshops.

By volunteering, you can give back to your community while supporting events and performances at the Waterville Opera House, gain program and exhibition experience at Ticonic Gallery + Studios, and welcome filmgoers and filmmakers from around the world at the Maine International Film Festival.


If you are interested in volunteering, please read our volunteer manual, where you will find our code of conduct and expectations.

Volunteer Manual

If you are a new WC Volunteer, please fill out our volunteer application. Once your application is processed, you will receive a link to sign up for volunteer shifts via SignUp.com. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like. Sign up!

Volunteer Application

By becoming a volunteer you opt into our volunteer appreciation program! Some perks include: access to Waterville Opera House theatre productions, tickets to the Maine International Film Festival, and discounts on merchandise! Take a look at our volunteer incentive program guide to find out more!

Incentive Program


Waterville Opera House

The Opera House relies on volunteers in creating and supporting our year round performances. Available opportunities include: performers, backstage technicians, painters, costume stitchers, ushers, ticket takers, and more.


Ticonic Gallery+Studios

Support our education + outreach program and events! We have workshops, camps, program series, and more. Volunteer opportunities are also available in the following areas throughout the year: administration, exhibitions, marketing, and in our studio.


Maine Film Center

The Maine Film Center relies on a team of dedicated volunteers to present the annual Maine International Film Festival (MIFF). Available opportunities include poster distribution and marketing assistance, ticket taking, event coordination, and more.


For any specific questions about our volunteer program email [email protected]

Thank you!