Welcome to our volunteering page and thank you for visiting! Over 600 volunteers keep the Cathedral running day to day and are a vital part of the organisation. 

Why volunteer

There are many reasons to volunteer at St Albans Cathedral including:

  • contributing to the community
  • gaining experience
  • meeting people
  • preserving the Cathedral for generations to come

What volunteering involves

There are many different ways to volunteer at the Cathedral, including but not limited to:

  • Welcoming visitors
  • Bell ringing
  • Flower arranging
  • Parish Singers
  • Parish Orchestra
  • Textile Guild
  • Youth work
  • Concert stewarding
  • Helping at Cathedral services
  • Cathedral Guides

If you know you would like to volunteer, but you aren't sure how, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Contact us

If you are interested in volunteering, please email [email protected] 

Current opportunities

Welcome Team Assistants 

We are looking for welcoming and friendly volunteers to join our Welcome Team. 

This role plays an integral part in the overall Welcome offered at St Albans Cathedral. You will have a large impact on the visitor experience and enjoy high level of interaction with our visitors through answering questions, handing out information, helping in the shop and assisting in the interactive exhibition areas. More details can be found here 

We are particularly looking for weekend volunteers but any day throughout the week will also be accepted. If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact [email protected] 

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