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Fundraising At South Hill Park – Opportunities For Volunteers

September 14, 2018

Fundraising at South Hill Park

Volunteering Opportunities

South Hill Park Arts Centre inspires and enriches lives through access to the arts.  We provide a world of innovative, challenging and professional arts in a welcoming, high quality and accessible environment.  For example, our Learning & Participation programme includes: Summer and Easter Schools; a thriving youth theatre; company productions; weekly sessions for young people aged 11-17 and Art Plus Me; a programme for vulnerable young people.

South Hill Park Arts Centre is a leading community arts facility in the South East attracting over 200,000 visitors each year to performances and courses, as well as the grounds and restaurant.  Annually we host 300+ shows, films and events as well as 250+ courses/workshops. It is a vibrant public space which connects and inspires communities and nurtures and develops skills and talent by providing life changing opportunities for local people.

South Hill Park Arts Centre has experienced substantial cuts in funding since 2011 with further cuts planned for 2019. For this reason we are growing our fundraising capacity and looking for volunteers to support the following:

Fundraising Development Committee members– A The Committee will consist of representatives from the trustee Board, staff and invited members who will help us bring our fundraising plans to life.

Desirable skills, experience and qualities

  • Previous experience as a fundraiser either in a paid or voluntary capacity;
  • An interest in supporting the future sustainability of South Hill Park as a local centre for arts and culture;
  • Ability and willingness to introduce individuals and networks to the Arts Centre who may be interested in giving;
  • Influencing skills;
  • A willingness to give.

Office based fundraising volunteer

0.5 day a week based at South Hill Park Arts Centre, office based role.

Desirable skills, abilities and qualities

  • Good administration and research skills;
  • Confident telephone manner;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Passion for fundraising for the arts;
  • Interest or previous experience in coordinating and supporting other volunteers.

South Hill Park Champions

South Hill Park Arts Centre is looking for a dedicated and committed group of people who will meet regularly throughout the year, using their skills, creativity, contacts and networks to undertake community based fundraising activities on behalf of the charity. This might include support for events which have already been planned for 2019.  The group will be facilitated by the Arts Centre’s Development Manager.  Do you have a great idea to raise funds for South Hill Park?  Call now for an informal chat.

To discuss any of these opportunities please contact the Development Manager at South Hill Park on

01344413522 or email