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This page contains information about the current employment opportunities at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts. For all of the opportunities listed here, a full job description and application forms are available below. Interviews will be arranged on receipt of application forms. Norden Farm Centre Trust strives to be an equal opportunities employer.

We’re recruiting!

Join the friendly team at this vibrant arts venue

Deputy House Manager

Join the friendly team at this unique arts venue. A great opportunity to progress your management career in the arts or hospitality.

Hours: Permanent Full Time (42 hours per week, inclusive of breaks. Includes evening and weekend work)

Application Deadline: Friday 31 May

Click here to download the Job Description.

Click here to download the Application Form.

Please return completed applications to admin@nordenfarm.org

Children’s Storytellers

We’re looking for creative and confident performers to lead interactive Storytelling sessions (20 minute), for children aged 3+ years.

Hours: 11am - 11.20am and 1.30pm – 1.50pm during the school holidays.

For more information please email admin@nordenfarm.org

You will need to be over 18 years old and DBS checked.

Bar Staff (weekends)

Hours: 12 hours per weekend with potential for overtime

To provide a quality, welcoming Café Bar service at our vibrant arts centre, meeting customer orders accurately from our tariff with a high level of efficiency and customer service.

Click here to download the Job Description.

Click here to download the Application Form.

Please return completed applications to admin@nordenfarm.org

Young Leader’s Programme – Group Leader

Norden Farm are seeking a Young Leader’s Programme Group Leader who will play a key role in the delivery of Norden Farm’s annual Summer Leadership Programme. They will actively support and mentor participants through their leadership week, hosting guidance and training sessions and supporting the delivery of participant led community workshops.

The Group Leader will work with the Education Manager to capture data, document the programme and ensure necessary evaluation information is received.

The Group Leader will ensure that participants stay on task, and take a proactive approach to their placement.


19.5 hours per week, Tuesday – Friday, 4 weeks, during the school summer holidays (we would consider 2 candidates to cover 2 full weeks each)


  • Tues 30 Jul – Fri 2 Aug
  • Tues 6 Aug – Fri 9 Aug
  • Tues 13 Aug – Fri 16 Aug
  • Tues 20 Aug – Fri 23 Aug

For more information, key responsibilities and person specification download the full job description here

To apply

Please send CV with covering letter to robyn.bunyan@nordenfarm.org This role is subject to the successful either applicant either receiving or holding a valid Enhanced DBS Certificate


As a registered charity, Norden Farm relies hugely on the help of volunteers in all aspects of its day-to-day running. From administration based roles in our office, to stewarding shows or helping on the technical team.

If you would like to volunteer, please download the Volunteer Application Pack and return to Jo Fredrickson, House Manager: jo.fredrickson@nordenfarm.org

Please note that there is currently a waiting list to join our volunteers team. Our next recruitment and training event will be held in Summer 2019.

Volunteer Crew Would you like to join the expanding Norden Farm Volunteer Crew and gain experience working in the technical department of a busy professional theatre and arts centre?

For more information click here, email matthew.biss@nordenfarm.org or call Matthew on 01628 682561

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