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Brockley Max Job Opportunities

Brockley Max is a fantastic nine-day community arts festival set across Brockley, Crofton Park, Honor Oak & Ladywell. We are always on the look out for committed people to join our committee and help organise the festival every year.  We're a diverse team who love living  in Lewisham! Some tasks are time limited and are before the festival happens in June, others are small tasks at any time throughout the year. All require someone who is well-organised, has an interest in the arts and can commit to carrying out the task in the specified time unsupervised. We are currently looking for volunteers who can take on these jobs which are listed here: 

Occasionally, we receive funding for a particular role which is advertised below.


Volunteer Co-ordinator

The Brockley Max festival needs someone to recruit, train and organise its volunteers. Max Media Arts (the non-profit organisation that manages the Brockley Max festival) is looking to recruit a Volunteer Coordinator for this key post. This is a paid role suitable for someone with comparable experience managing volunteers.

Brockley Max is an exciting and inspiring nine-day community arts festival hold in venues throughout Brockley, Crofton Park, Honor Oak and Ladywell. Now in its 23rd  year, the festival provides an opportunity for the local creative community to display their talents, and for the wider community to participate in a wide range of arts activities.

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Brockley Max, so the Volunteer Coordinator is an essential role.

22 days between the end of April and the end of June 2024

Fee: £150 per day on a freelance basis.

To apply for this role, please submit a Monitoring Form, a CV that includes your past relevant work and project experience and a cover letter (maximum 2 sides of A4) to by 26th of February 2024.  Informal interviews will be conducted in the week 11th of March 2024.

Please include:

  • Details of previous employment and relevant work experience. Each previous employment should include a short description of your role alongside dates of employment and reason for leaving.

  • What interests you about the post and working for Brockley Max?

  • Information on how your skills, abilities, and experience match the key points in the job description and person specification.

  • Your contact details

  • Details of two referees. (We will only contact the referees if you are offered the job).

Volunteer Co-ordinator Job Description and Person Specification

Monitoring Form

Background about Brockley Max

Brockley Max is organised by Max Media Arts, a not-for-profit community interest company committed to creating arts projects in the community. The festival involves and engages residents and visitors of all ages and backgrounds through family-friendly activities, exhibitions, workshops and events, making it a beacon of civic pride and neighbourliness.

Around 5,000 people came to last year’s Brockley Max festival, reflecting the area’s passion for the arts, one that is community focused, enriching lives and producing shared values. Events and exhibitions are held at more than 40 local venues throughout the nine days of the Brockley Max.

The festival’s main events are the Opening Night, a legendary evening of entertainment by leading local bands. This takes place in the heart of Brockley, near Brockley station on the first Friday of the festival. On the last day of Brockley Max we put on an ‘Art in the Park’ family day in Hilly Fields park with children’s workshops, plus a day-long programme of music, art and performance for all the Family. Over the 9 days 70 events are held organised by the local community including comedy, art, poetry, dance, talks, music.

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