Current vacancies at Wells Cathedral

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VACANCY FOR A TENOR CHORAL SCHOLAR

from September 2019

Paid internship with housing in the beautiful medieval Vicars’ Close, with extra fees package and funding for singing lessons.

Applications are welcome from experienced gap-year students or graduates.

Download: Information PackApplication Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Enquiries to:

Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483  Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Deadline for applications: Monday 22 April

Volunteer Library Assistant

We’re looking for volunteer Library Assistants to supervise the use of the Cathedral’s Reading Room as a reference and study library and talk to visitors about its history and contents. We’re looking for people who can commit to two hour shifts from 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm, Monday to Saturday and ideally for people who enjoy engaging with members of the public.

Skills required

  • Excellent communication
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Happy to work in a team

To download a copy of the role description, click here.

Interested?

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Café Assistant 

To assist the catering team in the Cathedral Café clearing and cleaning the tables for our customers. Hours that need to be covered are between 12noon and 2.30pm on the following days; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday but we would be interested in hearing from people who can help on just one day a week. The ideal Café Helper will have worked in a similar environment previously, although this is not essential.

Benefits

A soup lunch and drink will be offered after the duty.

Skills required

  • Excellent communication
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Happy to work in a team

Interested?

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Cathedral Welcomers and Duty Welcomers

We are currently recruiting for the roles of Cathedral Welcomer and Duty Welcomer. These are both voluntary roles.

Welcomers provide a warm, friendly and sensitive welcome to all who enter Wells Cathedral.  The role can include handing over an appropriate welcome leaflet, notifying visitors of guided tours and generally helping with directions.

The ideal volunteer is someone who is friendly, enjoys engaging with the public and has the ability to follow instruction, as well as being able to be flexible.

More details about the role are available in the role description which can be downloaded here.

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Choristers

We are always pleased to hear from parents of prospective choristers.

Scholarships and additional bursaries for Wells Cathedral School, which all choristers attend, are available.

For more information, please telephone 01749 834213 or 01749 674483 or email admissions@wells.cathedral.school

“one of the most impressive of today’s British cathedral choirs” in “world-class form” Gramophone Magazine

Click here for more information about Wells Cathedral choristers.