Job Vacancies

Assistant Virger

The Dean and Chapter wish to appoint an Assistant Virger. Virging is an important part of the Cathedral’s mission.  Virgers are responsible for ensuring our Cathedral looks its best at all times for worshippers, visitors and the general public, and provides a safe and welcoming environment.  They are responsible for the preparation of services, leading of processions, preparation of staging for events, carrying out cleaning and some maintenance of the Cathedral, and often, to manage the first response in a crisis

The closing date for applications is Sunday 18th November.

Assistant Virger Recruitment Pack

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Part Time Cathedral Shop Supervisor

Cathedral Enterprises is looking for a confident and customer focussed individual to supervise and oversee the smooth running of the retail operation on a part-time basis. Previous retail experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. This position could suit a student wishing to work part time whilst studying.  

The closing date for applications is Sunday 18th November.

Shop Supervisor Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Cathedral Champions

St Albans Cathedral is looking for friendly and committed volunteers to help our team deliver events to the wider community. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the history and heritage of the Cathedral to share that enthusiasm with the general public! Help us to raise the profile of the Cathedral and share our many fantastic stories with new audiences. 


By becoming a St Albans Cathedral volunteer, you will be provided with an induction and will be given all the training that you need. You will also receive:
• An annual volunteer ‘thank you’ event
• Access to volunteer training opportunities held by the Cathedral
• References to employers

For more information, please contact Lindsay Wong (Community Engagement Officer) on or 01727 890284.


Cathedral Choirs

If your son or daughter is interested in joining either the Cathedral Choir (boys) or the Abbey Girls Choir, then we would love to hear from you. The next round of auditions will be in the Summer term 2018 for boys and girls in year 3 (academic year 2018/19).

Please visit the Cathedral Choirs section on this website or contact the Music Department on 01727 890245 or e-mail:

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