Creative Learning Volunteer

Bristol Music Trust
Contract Type: 
Ad hoc
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

Bristol Music Trust Creative Learning Volunteer



Colston Hall and community settings across Bristol


Staff Contact:


On an ad hoc basis according to the activity program.

Volunteering and Work Placements Officer

Out of pocket travel costs between home and the activity venue will be offered.


Our Creative Learning and Engagement activity invites all members of Bristol’s communities to share, celebrate and participate in creative projects, performances, workshops, networks and social meet-ups. We work with people of all ages and backgrounds in partnership with community groups from across the city to create activity that meets local need and share our love of live brilliant music. Through our activity we hope to enrich lives, empower participants to fulfil their creative potential and build confidence to access Bristol’s cultural offering, and build healthy and happy communities.

Activity Volunteers will support the Community Engagement staff in ensuring the smooth running of activities and events, delivering inspiring experiences with a wide range of participants.  


This may include:

  • Providing a friendly and informed welcome to all participants
  • Directing participants to the activity space and offering assistance as required
  • Helping set up rooms and spaces in preparation for activities
  • Helping us to ensure workshops are safe and welcoming through supporting our health and safety, and security procedures
  • Supporting facilitator or workshop leader by being active participants in activity
  • Attending planning and briefing meetings with project staff
  • Being a positive advocate for Colston Hall and promoting future engagement opportunities


This role would suit people who:

  • Enjoy interacting with a wide range of people
  • Are passionate about engaging participants in heritage and cultural activities
  • Are comfortable working as part of a team and independently
  • Are able to undertake training specific to the role
  • Have a keen interest in music, heritage, arts and culture
  • Are looking for hands on experience of community arts activity

No specific prior experience is necessary as we will provide you with training and information needed for this role.

By getting involved you will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Develop workshop facilitation skills
  • Meet new people, with opportunities to make new friends and connections
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Make a real difference to our participant’s experience
  • Develop your knowledge of Colston Hall as an organisation and our heritage
Closing Date: 
Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

Please click on the link to apply through the Colston Hall volunteering page

Contact Person: 
Charlotte West
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 203 4040
Postal Address: 
Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol. BS1 5AR