Guildford Cathedral

Cathedral Welcomer


Guildford Cathedral


What does a Welcomer do?

Volunteer Welcomers are needed to greet visitors, answer basic questions, encourage visitors to explore all the facilites available and thank visitors for coming to the Cathedral.  You will be working in a small group and will be well supported.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the new and ongoing developement at Guildford Cathedral.  We would like volunteers to help for 3 hours each week, either mornings or afternoons.  We offer a weekday and a weekend rota.

When Required - Mon - Fri during the day. Weekend during the day.

Areas of Interest - Meeting people, Architecture, History and Religion

We are looking for people 18 years plus who can offer a commitment of at least 6 months.  

Useful skills - Warm and friendly personality.  Reliable and have a sympathetic view of the Cathedral.  We welcome people of all faiths.

What do we offer you?

We provide customer service training, as well as free tea and coffee and free car parking whilst you are on duty.   We also have a Community Coffee morning every last Thursday of the month so you can meet you and interesting people.

Unfortunately we are unable to pay any travel expenses.

The Cathedral is easily accessible by public transport. 

Recruitment Method - Application form, Informal discussion, interview, two references.  

If you are interested, please fill in the online application.


We look forward to hearing from you.



Mission Statement

Guildford Cathedral is the mother church of the Diocese of Guildford, covering 500 square miles of Surrey, North east Hampshire, the London Borough of Kingston and a part of West Sussex. With a seating capacity of 1000, the Cathedral provides both focus and resource for the whole community, a venue for concerts, art and education, a place of pilgrimage, as well as stillness, prayer and daily choral worship.

Volunteers support the work and mission of the cathedral in friendly and convivial surroundings with interesting and like minded colleagues.