The Old Fire Station is home to two organisations; Arts at the Old Fire Station and Crisis Skylight Oxford.  Working in partnership these organisations manage a refurbished building including a small Theatre, Dance Studio, Gallery, Shop, Six Artists Workshops, and a variety of classrooms including a music workshop, carpentry  workshop, IT suite and Art Room and a Café.  We are looking for people with bright ideas to join our small but enthusiastic team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are keen to represent Oxford’s diverse community, and are committed to meeting access requirements.

Chair of Trustees

After 8 years in office, our founding Chair will be standing down in September 2018 so we are now looking to recruit a new Chair of Trustees.

We are seeking an outstanding individual who will bring creative vision and act as a passionate champion of the role art plays in public cohesion and transforming people’s lives.

Arts at the Old Fire Station (AOFS) is known and respected for its values-led approach and passion for social change, and all trustees are expected to share that commitment.

We value diversity and welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

If you would like to be part of our next chapter we would be delighted to hear from you.

Click here to download the recruitment pack.

If you would like to be part of this unique organisation, please email Justine Malone ( with the following:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A supporting statement of around 500 words, explaining how you believe your skills
    and experience match the requirements of the role and why you wish to become Chair.

We would also be grateful if you could provide us with the details of two referees who will only be contacted with your prior consent.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 31 January 2018

Volunteer with Us

We are looking for people to join our lovely friendly team of Front of House volunteers. This role involves welcoming members of the audience on show nights, so is mainly evenings. You get to watch the shows too! Interested? Then drop an email to

Work experience

Arts at the Old Fire Station runs training and volunteer opportunities for homeless and vulnerably housed people. Unfortunately we do not have capacity to support school or college work experience as well.