Opportunities at Charleston



Seasonal (variable hours, fixed term contract)

The Charleston Trust is seeking Café Assistants from now until 21st December to work in the busy Charleston Café during our open season (until 2nd November) and during our Winter Opening (Wednesday 5th November – Sunday 21st December).

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

A full job description and details on how to apply are available here: Cafe Assistant job description. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline for applications is by 5pm on Monday 22nd September 2014

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 30th September at Charleston.


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 .