Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s
Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene is a community, arts and heritage venue based at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, run by Paddington Development Trust. We deliver an eclectic and collaborative programme of music, arts, performance, and education for young people, families, and adults.

Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene is a new venue for community, arts and culture based at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, run by Paddington Development Trust.

Our mission is to create, foster and present an eclectic, collaborative programme of music, arts and performance for young people, families, and adults in our three amazing spaces.

Volunteers enable us to do so much more at Grand Junction. We’re looking for passionate, enthusiastic and engaging Marketing and Communications Volunteers to support with the promotion of our community activities and events programme.

We value the contribution that volunteers make to our work. Volunteers in this role will:

  • Receive ongoing training, including a detailed volunteer induction and training specific to the role
  • Receive reasonable out-of-pocket expenses, in accordance with the PDT volunteer policy
  • Receive ongoing support from Grand Junction’s Volunteer Manager, and other Grand Junction staff
  • Be supported to use their volunteering to access employment-focused opportunities, such as advice and signposting, where relevant
  • Be invited to regular volunteer social gatherings, community events, and talks

What you’ll gain

This role is a great opportunity to:

  • Gain on-the-ground experience of using various marketing channels to promote a programme of community activities and events, and increase community engagement
  • Develop new skills and confidence
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of cultural activities for the local community and feel fulfilment in ‘giving back’
  • Meet like-minded people, and make friends!

Time commitment

We ask for a commitment of 3 hours per week, with a level of flexibility. This role can be carried out remotely.
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This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working.

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