Posted time 4 May 2022 Location Birmingham Cathedral Job type Casual, Part time

We are looking for friendly faces to greet people as they enter the cathedral. We would like you to be a point of contact for the visiting public answering any questions visitors may have and facilitating their cathedral visit. We would also like you to assist people in making donations and take money for anything we have for sale.
We need warm and open individuals who will be able to share and communicate enthusiasm for the cathedral with others. You should enjoy talking to people and be able to handle them with tact and sensitivity.
You do not have to be a practising Christian but you will be expected to work in alignment with the ethos of the Church of England. We will provide you with necessary training before you start.
What this volunteering opportunity will provide you with:

  • Knowledge of the cathedralโ€™s heritage and history
  • Experience interacting with people from an extremely diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Insight into the workings of the cathedral, experience working in a sacred building and place of faith
  • The opportunity to listen to accomplished musicians
  • The opportunity to practice speaking in various foreign languages dependent on the nationality of visitors you encounter.
  • Opportunities to volunteer in further, more technically specific roles, in the cathedral.
  • Experience working alongside a team of skilled and knowledgeable individuals both clergy and non-clergy
  • Safeguarding and ACT training

Please include the subject line ‘Welcomer applicationโ€™ when enquiring about this role.