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Working at the Foundation

Established by one of the great sculptors of the twentieth century, our core aim at The Henry Moore Foundation is to enable as many people as possible to enjoy and appreciate sculpture.

If you are interested in joining our teams in Hertfordshire or Leeds, you can find out about vacancies and volunteer opportunities below.

Our staff are based across our two sites in Yorkshire and Hertfordshire.



Group & Events Coordinator

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire
Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £20,000-£22,000 + 12.5% pension contribution + other benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy events and visitor services team in a thriving cultural environment, where your customer skills and event management flair can flourish.

We are looking to appoint a bright, well organised individual to welcome groups, schools and event hirers to Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, organising their bookings and ensuing that facilities offered are of the highest possible standards for the enjoyment of all.

The post-holder will assist with the organisation and delivery of events, providing excellent customer service to visitors, group and schools leaders, as well as event clients.

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the arts and will have some experience (paid or voluntary) in events management and in dealing with members of the public – ideally in the cultural, tourism or hospitality sectors.

A ‘can do’ enthusiastic attitude, excellent organisational skills, a commitment to high levels of customer service and an ability to motivate others are essential for this role. Training will be provided.

This is a full time permanent position, working predominantly Monday to Friday with additional weekend working during the summer wedding season.

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To apply, please download and fill out the application forms above.

Completed application forms should be sent to Terry Millson at:

Deadline to apply: Monday 27 March 2023, 10:00

Interviews: Monday 3 April 2023



Volunteering with one of our teams offers first-hand insight into the work of one of the world’s most notable sculptors and the chance to experience the day to day operation of an international arts organisation. Our volunteers help us to continue Henry Moore’s mission to encourage public appreciation of the visual arts.

There are currently no vacancies for volunteers at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds or the Henry Moore Archive.

Volunteer tour guides

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire 

We are currently looking for enthusiastic people to join our community of volunteer guides at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens.

Volunteer Guides help bring Henry Moore’s work to life by guiding our educational and group visitors. Training is provided and benefits include free entry and tickets for friends as well as volunteer social events.

Download volunteer tour guide information pack (PDF)

Volunteer gardeners

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire 

Recruiting volunteer gardeners to help maintain the sculpture gardens at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens.

The gardens were designed by Moore and his wife Irina, they are predominantly rural in appearance and comprise approximately 70 acres of ponds, hedgerows, orchards, sheep fields, woodlands, lawns and a small kitchen garden.

Download volunteer gardener information pack (PDF)