Harrogate International Festivals

Volunteering and Vacancies


Volunteering Opportunities:

Gain experience go behind the scenes and support the Festivals…

Become a Festival Assistant

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the team to help run our exciting Festivals programme, providing a comprehensive introduction to the wide variety of roles and tasks involved in running a nationally renowned multi-arts festival. Placements offer valuable professional experience for those interested in developing a career in event management, arts administration, leisure and tourism, entertainment management and hospitality.

Applications for the Festival Assistant role are now open. To apply, please fill out an Expression of interest form 2022

and email it along with a covering letter, outlining your interest in the role, to info@harrogate-festival.org.uk

Become a Festival Volunteer!

Volunteering is a fun way to be part of major cultural events and make new friends. Whether you have skills you can offer, or want to learn new ones – from retirees to students – anyone can get involved!

Harrogate International Festivals relies on enthusiastic and hardworking teams of volunteers to deliver its acclaimed programme. People of all ages, interests, backgrounds and walks of life generously give their time to help us make these festivals possible.

Volunteering is a great way to gain behind-the-scenes insights into how the Festivals work, have the opportunity to attend fantastic events and support your local community and a local charity.

Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

We are always recruiting new volunteers to help with the smooth running of our world-class Festival programmes. We offer lots of different opportunities including: stewarding, office administration and distribution of marketing materials. If you are interested in joining our ranks of fantastic volunteers or would like more information on what volunteering for Harrogate International Festivals involves, then please contact the Festival office on 01423 562 303 or info@harrogate-festival.org.uk