Help create a once-in-a-generation celebration of culture. As a volunteer, you'll be doing something amazing for Leeds.

LEEDS 2023 is a year-long celebration of culture in this extraordinary city and everybody can be a part of it. 2023 will be a transformational year like no other. 12 signature events and a multitude of creative experiences will be happening all over the city. From dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, grassroots community theatre to performances on our world-class stages, there’s something for everyone, no matter where you live or what you like.

Why volunteer at Leeds 2023

  • Volunteering can get you closer to Leeds than ever before to see how your city’s artists do their thing.
  • Volunteering will help you smash barriers and connect with all corners of Leeds.
  • There’s plenty to learn, and tons of talent to learn from. Why not level up and let your skills loose in 2023?
  • Volunteering in arts and culture is a fantastic way to grow your confidence, and unlock fresh energy and motivation.
  • Want to be involved for a year, a month, or a few weekends? This volunteering programme is flexible to fit around you.

Areas you can get involved in

  • Engaging with audiences
  • Helping out supporting artists, participants, and event teams behind the scenes
  • Helping to lead teams of volunteers
  • Supporting the work going on at the LEEDS 2023's HQ
  • Making wonderful things happen in your own local community

How to volunteer

The LEEDS 2023 Team is recruiting in phases starting August 22, but you're welcome to apply early to have the greatest choice of opportunities to get involved with. Find out how to set up an online account and get in touch with the team via Leeds 2023's website.