NST is entering a new phase in its history and you could now be part of this vibrant theatre. We require enthusiastic front of house volunteers who will assist with ushering, customer service and retail. Full training and a uniform will be provided along with a host of fantastic benefits.

Our volunteer ushering scheme gives you the opportunity to meet new people whilst gaining invaluable arts experience and practical knowledge.

For more information please or to register your interest please email: [email protected]

Open Training for New Starters

1 June 2pm-3pm, 18 June 6pm–7pm

Customer Service Training

1 June 3pm-4pm, 18 June 7pm–8pm

Volunteer Afternoon Tea 

To celebrate Volunteers' Week we are holding an afternoon tea for all our volunteers and staff. Please join us on:

Monday 4th June @ 6pm

Tuesday 5th @ 2.30pm

At: NST City

For: Afternoon tea and cake


Become a Volunteer 

Download the application form

Job Description

Send your completed application to:

Clare White
Theatre & Events Manager
NST, Nuffield Southampton Theatres
University Road
SO17 1TR

or email to [email protected]


As we want as many people as possible to hear about NST events, we run a volunteer distribution ambassador scheme.

We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic volunteers who can spare a few hours each month to collect brochures and leaflets from the theatre and distribute them in and around places in their local community.

As a thank you for your help we will be happy to offer you complimentary tickets to theatre shows at NST. 

To register your interest in becoming a distribution ambassador and for further information please email [email protected]

Theatre’s a tricky business and sometimes you need a little extra help to get your foot in the door. That’s where we come in.

EXTRA ADDDED is an ambassadorship scheme aimed at giving students an opportunity to develop their skills and gain experience of working in a professional theatre company. 

As an EXTRA you will gain work experience, especially in marketing, in a professional producing theatre, with opportunities such as:

  • Enhancing your CV with work experience in arts marketing and transferrable skills
  • Bespoke career development advice 
  • Leaving with a reference from a top-class regional producing theatre
  • Opportunities to attend rehearsals, previews and press nights
  • Honorary membership to the Laboratory Network for your time as an EXTRA, with access to Grapevines, Playdates, and Experiments

Applications are currently closed.  


Heritage Events Volunteer

As part of the Out of the Shadows project, Nuffield Southampton Theatres are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join us in supporting a number of Heritage Community Days across Southampton and the local area during May – July 2018.



Volunteer Oral Historian

As part of the Out of the Shadows project, Nuffield Southampton Theatres are looking for volunteers to train as Oral Historians to support heritage gathering activities between May – July 2018.