Key info:

Turf is Croydon’s homegrown art space; a registered charity set up and run by local artists to support creatives and our local community. Find out more about what we do, our team and our space, visit We have several Volunteer opportunities we would love to have support with outlined below. Please note the contact details for each role, to email them directly with your application. 



  • We offer reimbursement of travel costs of up to £10 per day, plus £5 reimbursement of lunch costs for any full day volunteering at Turf.
  • In exchange for your help, we hope your experience of volunteering with us will benefit your art practice, knowledge of Croydon / the Arts and all that we do at Turf! Please let us know when you apply, if there is a specific skill you would like to gain from your volunteer work with us.

Volunteer roles, hours and contacts:

Workshop support for adults

Support the facilitation of workshops for MOSS  – our collective of learning disabled adult artists. Workshops are held at Turf Projects in Croydon on Fridays 1.30-4.30pm starting at the end of September. Contact 

Tech and building support

Support our Facilities Lead with lifting, sorting, moving, carrying and simple build techniques in exhibition and studios at Turf Projects in Croydon. Hours and days negotiable. Contact 

Workshop support for families and schools

Support the facilitation of workshops for families and schools. Workshops are held on an ad-hoc basis on Saturdays and during term-time at Turf Projects in Croydon. Contact

Workshop support for young people

Support the facilitation of workshops for Art Press – our young person’s collective. Workshops are based at Turf Projects in Croydon for a full day held once a month, starting from late September. Contact


Person specification:

  • Personal connections to & active knowledge of Croydon are preferable but not essential.
  • An affinity with Turf’s aims and ethos. We strive to be welcoming, kind and accessible to the public and those we work with.
  • Efficient, well-organised, and reliable.
  • You’ll be kind, patient and willing to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Turf is an artist-led space, so we’d love to hear about your artistic practice if you have one and/or interest in the Arts.



Turf Projects is committed to equality and diversity in its recruitment policy. Please let us know if you would like this information in an alternative format.

We welcome applications from people of any age,  gender, or colour, from socially excluded minority backgrounds and disabled people.

These roles are required to start on various dates in September, so please apply as soon as you are able to. Please apply by email to the contact person mentioned for each volunteer role

If you would like to apply for more than one role, please send your information to

To apply, please send us the following:

  • Your CV
  • Which volunteer role you are applying for
  • Your interest in the role and/or the arts (tell us about your arts practice if you have one).

You can send us this information in any format you prefer, for example:

  • Email us a CV & cover letter.
  • Send us your CV with a film intro to yourself and why you’re interested.
  • Send us a sound note recording with your CV
  • Any format that works for you!

We don’t have a format we prefer, but we look forward to hearing from you!