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Internships, Volunteering and Work Experience

Fantastic opportunities to be part of Opera North, the national opera company for the North of England based in Leeds.

Opera North strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.

Internships and Volunteering

EVENT HOST (voluntary)

The Howard Assembly Room at Opera North is recruiting further volunteers to join its established team of Event Hosts. This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in the Howard Assembly Room’s programme of events, which includes gigs, classical music recitals, film screenings, talks, workshops, and visual arts installations. Duties are varied and include welcoming guests, assisting the general public and selling merchandise. Benefits include working within a professional arts environment and seeing performances for free. Excellent interpersonal skills and flexible working hours are required.

Shifts are mainly evening and weekends. Applicants should be prepared to commit to at least three shifts before Christmas 2015.

Deadline is ongoing.

Induction briefings to be held in Leeds throughout September and October scheduled around the availability of successful applicants.

Start date: September 2015

Salary: Unpaid – voluntary position

To apply, please complete and return the application form to: Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email

To discuss the position further please contact our Howard Assembly Rooms Volunteer Coordinator on 0113 243 9999.

Please note that recruitment will be based on application form and a first come first serve basis.

​Related documents:

​EVENT HOST (voluntary) Application Pack

Work Experience

Opera North is currently reviewing its provision for work experience placements. Please keep checking this page for updates.
Please also note that we are unable to accept work experience placement requests for anyone under the age of 18.  

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