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Volunteering

Thanks for your interest in finding out about volunteering! The Cathedral has a community of around 300 volunteers who give their time and contribute to enriching the life of the Cathedral.

Key areas we are currently looking for volunteers 

Visitor Experience Team 

  • Garden Guides - We are looking for keen gardeners to join a new team of volunteers to give tours of the Cathedral gardens and support our Cathedral gardener gardening.
  • Tower guides - Have you got a head for heights combined with a love of history and meeting people? Be part of the team to lead ‘Behind the Scenes’ tours in the tower.
  • Event Stewards – Have you got great interpersonal skills? Be a part of some of the exciting events planned by helping steward during the evenings and at weekends.

Learning Team 

  • Leading tours or workshops for schools and young people
  • Support learning team with administration
  • Help develop curriculum and resources with the learning team
  • View a Role Description

Cathedral Shop 

Cloisters Café 

  • Café Assistant – be part of a team serving our café guests.

Vergers 

  • Assistant Vergers - support the work of the vergers contributing to services and care of the Cathedral

Do none of these quite fit your interests? A full list of volunteer positions is at the bottom of this page.

If you have regular time to offer (or just a little time), good people skills (or just want to volunteer) and want to develop your skills and a desire to still learn and grow, then a position as part of our team could be for you. All posts include full training including tours, safeguarding and health and safety.

Want to find out more? – then complete the form at the bottom of the page to express an interest and a member of the Cathedral staff will be in touch with you.

Ready to apply?download and submit an application form. Email it to info@worcestercathedral.org.uk

Safer Recruitment

Worcester Cathedral follows a safer recruitment process and applicants for volunteer positions will need to have two references and may be required to complete a DBS check.

Hear about Diana's work as a learning team volunteer

 

Want to find out more? – then complete the form at the bottom of the page to express an interest and a member of the Cathedral staff will be in touch with you.

Ready to apply? – download and submit an application form. Email it to info@worcestercathedral.org.uk

 

Here are some of the volunteer roles performed:

  • Welcoming and Stewarding visitors to the Cathedral
  • Security & Stewarding at the Cathedral
  • Giving guided tours to visitors around the Cathedral
  • Assisting the Learning team with school visits
  • Acting as a steward at concerts and events
  • Helping in the Cathedral Library
  • Assisting in the Cathedral shop or Cloister Café
  • Assisting the Almoner
  • Working as part of the vergers team
  • Serving at Holy Communion.
  • Singing in the Cathedral Voluntary Choir
  • Bellringing (link to bellringing page)
  • As part of the Cathedral Flower Guild, flower arranging
  • And other roles are sometimes available in reception, finance, fundraising and the maintenance team

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