Opportunities at Charleston



The Charleston Trust are seeking an intern to work on the Heritage Lottery funded programme to offer structured work-based learning to support career development and to open up opportunities for working in the culture and heritage sectors. This internship is part of a 3 year community engagement programme, the aim of which is to develop and extend Charleston’s relationship with local schools, education providers, and community groups, whilst maintaining our service to existing audiences.

We are looking for an individual interested in a career in museum education or events management who is able to demonstrate experience working with children and/or marginalised audiences. We are seeking someone who has an understanding of accessibility issues that relate to community engagement work and who is able to contribute to new project ideas. We are looking for an individual with a collaborative approach  working effectively with others and as part of a team.

For a job description please download here Public programme Internships Job Description 2014.

All applicants are requested to complete and return an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form .

Deadline for applications is by 9am on Monday 21st July 2014




The Charleston Trust is seeking a Café Supervisor from now until 21st December to work in the busy Charleston Café.

We are looking for someone who has excellent management  and customer service skills and a real passion for food.  The successful candidate will need to be organised, flexible and have the ability to provide great customer service whilst working under pressure in a busy environment.

For job descriptions and details on how to apply please download Cafe Supervisor 2014 Job description 24th July 2014

All applicants are requested to fill in and complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline for applications is by 12pm on Thursday 24th July 2014



Volunteers - Get involved at Charleston

We offer many volunteering opportunities, from helping with mailings and organising events, to weeding the garden and working with the Curator. The time and expertise that volunteers bring to Charleston are of enormous value to the Trust. We also hope to provide volunteers with experience and references they can use in developing a career in the arts.

If you are interested in volunteering with us please fill out the form below and send to The Charleston Trust, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL or email

Application to Volunteer at Charleston

Volunteer House Stewards, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from end March to early November.

Volunteer House Stewards welcome visitors and bring the house to life by providing information about Charleston’s occupants and their artwork. Stewards also keep an eye on security and visitor safety in the house. No experience or background in the arts is needed just a positive approach and willingness to learn as well as enjoying working with the public. For further information please email .