Get Involved at Shaftesbury Arts Centre

It’s a great way to meet people, be at the heart of something amazing, and enjoy new experiences. We rely solely on volunteers to manage every aspect of the Arts Centre, from set building to selling tickets, and from make-up to maintenance.

If you’ve got a little time, and would like to meet new people, and get involved in any way, pop into the Arts Centre and have a chat with someone, or complete the volunteering form at the bottom of this page, or drop an email to:

We’re always looking for people to help us front of house, backstage and in the general running of the Arts Centre – so there’s something to suit everyone.

We’re looking for people to help with the following:


Hirings Manager
To respond to requests to hire the theatre.
To liaise with the artists and the Calendar secretary.
To arrange contracts.


Front of House Managers and Assistants
To meet and greet
To be in touch with backstage.
To manage the Front of House area during and after the show.


Maintaining the building
We are seeking skilled volunteers to join the buildings team.


Spreading the Word
Would you like to advertise future events on a board outside your home or
Could you help to distribute posters and flyers around the town?


Music & Drama Group

At the moment, we’re looking for people to help us with all the essential behind the scenes activities. You can download factsheets here that give some more information about some of the areas you could get involved in.

Download our volunteer info sheet and form here


For details of all these voluntary positions, email, or leave your name and details at the Box Office on 854321.