Join the Ragged Canteen Team

The Ragged Canteen is our on-site Vegetarian cafe, offering vegan and gluten-free lunch and brunch options. We serve Monmouth coffee and home-baked cakes. The Ragged Canteen is a vital and integrated part of Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall’s public activity and works in close cooperation with the gallery.

We are immediately seeking part-time staff to support the daily running of the cafe, Wednesday to Sunday. We have a small open kitchen, where everyone pitches into all jobs, therefore hard-working, flexible people need only apply.

Essential Qualities: food awareness, kitchen savvy and commitment to maintaining high standards in the Ragged Canteen. Food preparation and customer service are core aspects of the job.

Would suit someone with flexible commitments, loving food and coffee and interested in cooking and learning about a small business in an art environment.

Pay and Hours are dependent on contract agreed.

Please email Iben at theraggedcanteenkitchen@gmail.com with your interest.




Volunteering with Beaconsfield

Download the Volunteer Gallery Assistant Role here and email admin@beaconsfield.ltd.uk with your interest

Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (BGV) offers voluntary work linked directly to our exhibitions and events. Volunteering at BGV is a great opportunity to be part of a small friendly team and to gain experience in a contemporary art organisation. As first point of contact to the public volunteer invigilators play a vital role in providing visitors with information and a warm welcome and ensuring the smooth running of the public space. They also support staff running the small gallery café and our audience development programme. We ask for your commitment and enthusiasm for a minimum of three months and, in return, will provide experience and a reference (on request).

Please contact admin@beaconsfield.ltd.uk if you are interested in becoming a volunteer invigilator or offering professional skills to sustain the charity.


Freelance technicians

BGV is always interested in maintaining its list of freelance technicians to assist with installation of exhibitions and events, as well as general maintenance of the building. To join the pool, please contact admin@beaconsfield.ltd.uk


Local business

BGV actively tries to order from small local businesses whenever possible. If you are a business in the Vauxhall area and think BGV might benefit from your services (such as catering, office supplies, security staff etc.) please feel free to contact us.