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Shakespeare’s Globe Volunteer Stewards

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Recruitment is now open for the 2019 Summer Season!

“Using my time to give something back and at the same time enjoying myself must be the best possible way to volunteer.” —Roger, Volunteer Steward

Throughout the Summer Season, our team of 600 volunteer stewards act as the public face of Shakespeare’s Globe, welcoming patrons to our numerous performances and events. We are looking for people who can help us share the magic of theatre with our audiences, as well as keeping our visitors safe and happy.

“The atmosphere at the Globe is unique: joyous and electrifying!” —Elle, Volunteer Steward

Do you have…?

  • A friendly and polite outlook?
  • Enthusiasm for engaging with the public?
  • An interest in theatre, live events or the arts?
  • A desire to support your local theatre?
  • Availability to volunteer for evening and weekend shifts?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

"The Globe has become my second home. I have learned so much and met so many great people – it's no wonder why the volunteers keep coming back!" —Es, Volunteer Steward

To find out more about volunteering with us, what we are looking for, and how to apply, please download the role description on this page.

We are recruiting a limited number of new stewards. Application Forms and Equal Opportunity Forms can be sent to and must be received by 5pm on Thursday 10th January 2019.

Interviews will take place early next year, with training likely to be in February and March and the season itself running April – October 2019.


Join us at Shakespeare’s Globe on Thursday 13th December from 4:30pm-6:30pm as part of our Taster Afternoon and meet the volunteer team our current stewards.

Get a sneak peak of the theatre and receive support in completing your application form. Drop by and meet us in the main foyer at any time between 4:30pm and 6:30pm.

If you have any questions then please do get in touch with us. Our email address is

Thank you for your interest,

Rosie, Kate and Jenny
Shakespeare’s Globe Volunteering Team

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We are committed to good practice in volunteer management and proudly support volunteering in the borough of Southwark