The Civic


Current Vacancies

Unfortunately we don’t currently have any vacancies here at The Civic. 

Casual Front of House Assistants

We are currently looking for friendly, outgoing and customer focused people to join our team of Casual Front of House Assistants.

Our Front of House Assistants act as the first point of contact for all customers and visitors to the building ensuring they have a safe, enjoyable and positive experience. They work across all styles of events, including conferences, weddings, performances and award ceremonies. The role may include stewarding, bar and box office cover; the number of shifts available will vary depending upon the operational needs/requirements of our schedule.

Application Deadline: Friday 15th of October at 4pm

Salary: National Living/ Minimum wage on a casual basis.

Please download and complete the Front of House application form and return this alongside the equal opportunities form. Please note, CVs will not be considered.

Email: [email protected] 

Post: The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ

Job Description – Casual Front Of House Assistants



Opportunities for Artists

Artist commissions

Commission opportunity: A new performance for young audiences aged 3-7.

For the 6th consecutive year ARC and The Civic are seeking to commission the creation of a new piece of work for 3-7 year olds to be presented at the venues in spring half term 2021 (w/c 15 Feb 2021)

For more information on the commission and how to apply please download the PDF.


For artists based in the North of England.
CARP is a flexible programme aiming to support artists in the process of creating work, developing and experimenting with new ideas in a nurturing and supportive arts environment.
Download the PDF to find out more and apply.


Join the Civic family and help us on the way to becoming the leading combined arts centre in the North of England.

Whether you would like the experience of supporting your local arts centre or would simply like to meet new people – we have volunteering opportunities to suit all. Even in the post-Covid climate, we are still able to support people who want to volunteer.

Over the next few months, our volunteer roles will be supporting our Visual Art team, with the roles including invigilating our gallery spaces, welcoming visitors to our exhibitions and responding to any queries they may have.

All volunteers will receive training about the venue, our visual arts programme and appropriate PPE.

If you think that you would like to support The Civic by volunteering with us, then please download our volunteer application pack, which includes details of the role and an application form.

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