Assistant Virger

St Albans Cathedral is recruiting for full and part time Assistant Virgers to join its dedicated and friendly team reporting to the Head Virger. Assistant Virger is a key role, ensuring the Cathedral offers a warm welcome to visitors and worshippers alike, providing support for religious services and special events, being responsible for security and ensuring the Cathedral is clean and tidy. 

Applications for Full or Part Time hours will be considered.

A full job description can be downloaded below, or contact Michelle Ovenden for an informal discussion to find out more about this role. E: [email protected].

Applicants are invited to submit an application form and covering letter to Michelle Ovenden, St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard, St Albans AL1 1BY or by email to [email protected]

Interviews will be held on Monday 17 February 2020.

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Poet in Residence

St Albans Cathedral is inviting applications for a year-long residency for a poet with experience in community engagement. This is a unique opportunity for a poet to run poetry/creative writing workshops for target audiences to diversify our current visitors at the Cathedral and create a commission inspired by this magnificent building with the opportunity of readings for the public.

A full job description can be downloaded below, or contact Lindsay Wong for an informal discussion to find out more about the role. E: [email protected]

Applicants are invited to submit an artist’s statement, summary CV and examples of their work by email to [email protected] by Sunday 23 February 2020.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4 March 2020.

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