Job opportunities


The Charleston Trust is seeking to appoint House Guides to provide interpretation of Charleston, its history and its collection to the visiting public through one hour guided tours.  Guides are also responsible for  protecting the collection from potential harm that could be caused by visitors.

Guides are crucial representatives of Charleston and so we are looking for candidates with excellent public speaking and visitor service skills, enthusiastic and flexible with an interest and/or knowledge of Charleston and Bloomsbury.

A job description and details on how to apply can be downloaded here Guides Job Description 2014

Deadline for applications is by 12 noon on Monday 5th May 2014

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13th May 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 .