Vacancies & Voluntary Opportunities


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*** We are now recruiting for two Events Assistants at this year's Festival ***

Please find a Job Description on the right-hand-side of this page. 
If you interested in applying, please send your CV and a short covering email to

This position is voluntary, and is ideal for those wishing to develop their experience working hands on in the arts sector. Applicants are required to be available for the entirety of the period covering Wednesday 25th July till the afternoon of Saturday 11th August. Accommodation will be provided at the University of Cumbria campus in Ambleside throughout this period, meals will be provided, and expenses are paid. A knowledge of classical music and a vehicle are preferable, but not necessarily essential.


LDSM is always interested to hear from individuals who would like to contribute to our work. Membership of our Council of Management (LDSM's Trustee body) is voluntary and you should be able to demonstrate skill and experience in one or more the following areas: arts, education, marketing, PR, legal, HR, IT.


Lake District Summer Music also relies on the work of volunteers assisting the organisation both throughout the year and at events. If you are interested in getting involved with LDSM as a volunteer, please contact us by email or by telephone: 01539 742620.

Team Bank

We annually recruit freelance staff who assist in the delivery of our events as part of a Festival Team.  If you would like to be kept informed about these opportunities, please send a copy of your CV to