Front Door Security/Ticket Booth Worker

We need approximately 20 front door monitor/security people and ticket booth workers. This position is for Adults.

Duties (Front Door Security)

  • Sit at the Front Door and monitor incoming people
  • Assure people are stopping and paying the admission fee.  You will ask every person who enters the building to show you a pass or stamp.
  • Stop people from bringing in coolers, chairs, etc.
  • Direct players upstairs to the Mezzanine.
  • Direct parents either up to the Mezzanine or into the bleachers.
  • Keep an eye on the lobby area.
  • Must be comfortable with talking with people and confronting them if they are breaking the rules.

Duties (Ticket Booth Worker)

  • Your main role is to take money and provide change for Northern Lights events held at MVW.
  • To a lesser degree than the Front Door Security person, sit in the ticket booth at the Front Door and monitor incoming people.
  • Must be comfortable with talking with people and confronting them if they are breaking the rules.
  • Work in conjunction with the Front Door Security person to ensure everyone who is supposed to pay does.


  • You will work approximately 6-8 shifts during the tournament season.  (More shifts are generally available to those who want to work).  Once you have done the job, there will be additional opportunities to work for Northern Lights in similar jobs at other events.
  • Each typical shift is about 5.5 hours long.
  • There are generally two shifts each day, 7am -12:30pm and 12:30pm -6pm. Saturday and Sunday.
  • There may be times that we may ask you to work longer or shorter shifts for tournaments that don’t last a full day.  Start times may change as well.
  • We hire and pay individuals for this job; spouses or other relatives cannot substitute or split shifts.
  • A meeting to select shifts for the year will be held in mid-December.  We will fill two people per shift – one to work front door security and the other to work the ticket booth.

Selection Process

  • All applicants will be reviewed by the NL office staff. Selection is based on many factors.
    • Multiple daughters in the club
    • Financial needs which have been communicated to Curt
    • Previous experience.
    • An even distribution of parents in the age divisions to assure coverage on all weekends.
    • Other life experiences that may apply to this.
  • You must be willing to do either job.  Please do not register if you intend to only perform one job or the other.  If we select 20 people, we cannot have 17 who want to do one job and 3 who want the other.
  • All applicants who are selected will be contacted by the NL office during December and a scheduling meeting arranged.

Rate of Pay

  • You are paid an hourly wage of $17.50 per hour.
  • You are paid as a normal employee with the normal tax withholdings. Checks are issued monthly.
  • You will be issued a W-2 form each January for the previous year’s wages.
  • It is not possible to credit your daughters account instead of being paid. (The IRS has told us no.)

To apply

  • To submit your name for consideration as a Front Door Security person, click on the link below and fill out the form.
  • Sign-up will open November 21 and will close on November 28.