The John Peel Centre is primarily run by volunteers, and we are always happy to have more help out. Check out our volunteering page for more information.

Sound Engineers

We are looking to expand our team of experienced sound engineers for upcoming events at the JPC. Candidates must be competent in using mixing consoles, the setup of microphones, knowledge of PA equipment and have a genuine passion for music. Prior experience working within live sound is essential. You will be required to liaise with bands and work to their technical specifications. A full demo of our equipment at the centre will be given to successful applicants.

Mostly evening/weekend shifts, must be flexible.
Knowledge of PA equipment, microphones and mixing desks is essential.
Knowledge of operating lighting software preferable, although training will be given.
Knowledge/experience using video cameras and livestream software desirable.

Please apply with your CV to

Volunteer Director roles

The JPC is a Community Interest Company (CIC), led by a board of volunteer Directors. We are looking to increase the skills and knowledge base within our leadership team, and have the following volunteer positions available.

Director of Fundraising & Development

You will lead a small committee, responsible for supporting the development of the JPC’s offer and increasing its revenue to do so, through developing sponsorship and philanthropic partnerships and the successful production of applications to grant giving bodies including, trusts and foundations. A crucial part of the role will focus on working with the Strategic Manager on the development of a Fundraising Strategy for the JPC.

Role Description / Person Specification


If you think you have the right skills and experience and would like to join the Board, please send a short letter explaining your reasons for wanting to and outlining your experience, along with your CV, to Sarah Wilkin (CEO) at