Jobs & Volunteering

Please keep visiting this page for details of job and volunteering opportunities at Unity.



Trainee Technician 2018

Unity Theatre is looking to recruit a Trainee Theatre Technician on a 10 month fixed-term contract (18 hours a week), from 17th September 2018 to 13th July 2019 (Salary - £610.75 per month)

  • The post offers an opportunity to someone keen to pursue a career in technical theatre and looking for hands on experience in a busy small-scale theatre.
  • You will work alongside the technical department gaining experience in lighting, sound, AV, running shows and get ins/outs.
  • You must have a strong interest in theatre and have some prior experience of technical theatre work
  • You must be organised, reliable, capable of working to tight deadlines and within a small team - Hours are flexible and will involve evenings and weekends
Applications must be made via Unity’s application form. Applicants must be aged 18 or over.

For full details please download the Application Form, Job Description & Person Specification and also complete our Equality Monitoring Form

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please download and complete the DIGITAL APPLICATION FORM above and return by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line 'APPLICATION FOR TRAINEE TECHNICIAN'.  Alternatively these can be printed and dropped into our box office.  

Please also complete our online EQUALITY MONITORING FORM.

CVs will be considered as additional information - please ensure you complete the Application form in full.

The closing date for applications is Fri 10 August at 5pm

Interviews will take place on Wed 22 August 2018


Volunteer Ushers

There are lots of opportunities to volunteer at unitytheatre.  All volunteering is, by nature, unpaid, however we will offer you our skills, help you learn something new and offer references once finished.

You must be over 18 years old

Be a part of the hard-working, dedicated and friendly front-of-house staff on show nights, by ushering at unitytheatre!

You will:
  • Sell/give out programmes
  • Collect tickets
  • Inform the audience of show-running times
  • Give directions around the building
  • Be a friendly-face!
You must:
  • Dress smartly as you will be given a unitytheatre t-shirt for the evening to identify you as unitytheatre staff.
  • On your first time night as an usher you need to, arrive one hour before the performance for training, to familiarise yourself with the building and to give us your contact details.
  • Arrive at least thirty minutes before for subsequent shifts in order to be briefed and to sell or give out programmes etc.

Further information:
  • If you sign up for a night then you are expected to do that night. If you change your mind or cannot do the shift, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can get a replacement.
  • You should also be prepared to stay until the end if the performance.
  • You mustn't put yourself down for the same show more than once to give other volunteers a chance to usher that show, unless you are asked to do so or the show has a very long run.
  • Expenses will not be paid but you will get a FREE soft drink and, of course, get to see the show that night for FREE!
  • If you do ten or more shifts in one season then you are entitled to ask for 2 free tickets for a unitytheatre promotion! (subject to availability)
To become an usher at unitytheatre please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Placement & Mentoring

Click here to visit our Placement and Mentoring pages.

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* - Please note: opportunities detailed here are often provided by the companies posting and not Unity theatre - please contact said companies listed for further details unless otherwise stated.