Volunteer with us
Experience the atmosphere of our four globally renowned Festivals, enjoy world class performances and make friends and memories as a Festival volunteer. The support of volunteers helps ensure we can continue to put on safe, enjoyable events, through the generous donation of time.
If you want to help build a world where everyone can explore and create culture join the team at Cheltenham Festivals.
The perfect place to make new friends, help our visitors and experience the passion and excitement of the festivals first hand.
See what our volunteers say:
"Working as a volunteer for Cheltenham Festivals is a fantastic experience. It’s great to feel you’re making a useful contribution to the running of the festivals which are such a vibrant part of Cheltenham’s cultural scene. Volunteering provides a fascinating ‘behind-the-scenes’ view of how the festivals work. You can experience a wide range of different jobs and meet interesting people, both fellow volunteers and event participants. You always feel welcomed by a supportive, friendly and appreciative team." - Chris Henshaw, Festival Volunteer
Key dates for volunteering with us
Volunteer at Cheltenham Science Festival
Monday 5 – Monday 12 June 2023
Volunteer at Cheltenham Music Festival
Friday 7 July - Sunday 16 July 2023
Volunteering at Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2023
Applications for volunteering at Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2023 are now closed.
Volunteering at Cheltenham Science Festival 2023
Applications for volunteering at Cheltenham Science Festival are now closed.
Volunteering at Cheltenham Music Festival 2023
Applications for volunteering at Cheltenham Music Festival are now open.
Volunteering at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023
Applications for volunteering at Cheltenham Literature Festival are now closed but check back later in the year for updates.
We are looking for local people of all ages, interests, backgrounds and walks of life to give their time to become a part of our Welcome Team.
Find out about the latest vacancies at Cheltenham Festivals.