Current vacancies at Wells Cathedral
The Cathedral relies on its team of Volunteers who regularly give their time and skills to help us to provide a welcome and inviting space for our visitors. We currently have need of some specialist skills which you may be interested in:
Volunteer – Flower Arranging Team lead
Do you know anyone with creative flair who loves working with flowers?
We are a busy Cathedral and need a volunteer to lead our team of flower arrangers. The ideal volunteer will have skills in floristry, be well organised, have basic administrative skills and good interpersonal skills. Regular duties would include ordering stock, organising a yearly rota, holding team briefings and be the contact for the Cathedral and the members of the Flower Arranging Team.
For further information please drop us an email at [email protected]
Volunteer – Cafe Assistant
Do you like the idea of helping out at Wells Cathedral within our lovely Café while learning customer service and catering skills?
We are looking for some willing individuals to join our team here over the coming weeks and months. We can offer a range of three and four hour shifts over the week – starting at 10.00am. Tasks you will help us with are: welcoming customers and helping them find seats, serving customers, clearing tables and helping to wash up cutlery and crockery.
Within your shift you will get a half hour break and we will give you a lunch and drink in that break.
So if you have some time available, enjoy people and learning new skills, fancy some company within a great working team then please get in contact. For further information please drop our Head of Catering an email at [email protected] or call 01749 676543.
Volunteer – Marketing
We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help us to undertake market research activities for a period of 2-3 months (1 day per week). If you’re looking to gain experience of working within the marketing department of an important cultural and heritage institution this could be a great opportunity for you.
For more details, please contact our Communications Officer via email at [email protected]
The Diocese of Bath and Wells seeks a Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education.
Part-time, Voluntary opportunity
We are seeking a new DBE Chair during a time of radical change, particularly within the Education sector. The new DBE Chair will play a key role in shaping what happens in the Diocese of Bath & Wells in the future through working in partnership with the Director of Education
We need someone who:
- Is able to play a key role in the strategic leadership of the Diocese
- Will work with others to shape the strategic purpose and direction for the future of the Church of England schools and academies within the Diocese
- Will enable the Director of Education to lead the Education Department in the development and implementation of the Board’s set strategic policy.
- Will lead the Board in ensuring it fulfils its responsibilities and adds to the mission of the Diocese
- Will be an advocate for our Church schools and academies and spokesperson for the DBE
- Has experience of managing change
- Has a deep awareness of the changing world of Education
- Has a strong commitment to church schools and the work of the DBE and the values, aims and objectives of the Diocese
We need someone with the time and capacity to fulfill this role based on an assumption that this is likely to take around 30 days per year, mainly through the attendance of afternoon and evening meetings. The appointment is for an initial term of two years and is eligible for reappointment.
The office of Chair is not remunerated, but expenses incurred in the course of DBE business will be reimbursed.
For further information and to express your interest in the role please visit out website: http://www.bathandwells.org.uk/diocese/vacancies/9/
Closing date: 15 November 2013. Interviews: 11 December 2013.