Are you interested in music, dance or theatre?  Do you have local knowledge of Lewisham and a passion for this unique borough?

The following roles are available:

  • Fundraising Assistant
  • Youth Development Trainee (Sounds Like Chaos)

You don’t need specific qualifications or experience to apply for these roles. Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are much more important. Think about skills you’ve gained from your hobbies, social activities or volunteer work, and how they could help you succeed.

Positions are for six months and are open to 18-24-year-olds who are on Universal Credit. A job coach must refer you for your application to be considered.

Our Kickstart Scheme Application ID is KS60C34194

Please send a CV and cover letter to with the subject line ‘Kickstart Scheme’. Once we receive the referral from your Job Coach, we will invite you to meet us at your local job centre.

We will be interviewing and offering these roles throughout November and December, so please don’t wait till the closing date to apply!


£10.85 per hour (LLW) £22,568 per annum pro rata


All roles are 25 hours a week, mostly during office hours. You may need to work some evenings and weekends to attend events. Please check individual job descriptions for details of hours.

Our Hiring Policy

The Albany aims to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and we want our team to represent the same diversity of audiences and artists we welcome into our venues every day. We are keen to hear from a diverse range of candidates from all backgrounds drawing on different perspectives, experience and knowledge. We particularly want to encourage people who have lived experience of the Black and ethnically diverse communities we serve.  The Albany will offer an interview to anyone who identifies as a D/deaf or disabled person who meets the essential criteria.

Top image shows young performers on the Albany stage. Photo Ali Wright.