Hereford Cathedral is a diverse community whose members participate in its mission and ministry in a host of ways. More than 300 volunteers play their part in the day-to-day life of the cathedral.

The cathedral recognises the immense benefits that volunteers bring and by becoming a volunteer you become part of this vibrant and welcoming community.

There are many ways to be involved from cathedral guides and welcomers to shop helpers and volunteers for one off-events.

Below are some of the areas our volunteers cover:

  • Welcomers
  • Cathedral guides
  • Garden guides and gardeners
  • Tower guides
  • Shop helpers
  • Cafe helpers
  • Exhibition and library stewards
  • Education volunteers
  • Flower arrangers
  • Broderers
  • Bellringers
  • Sunday School helpers
  • Servers
  • Linen carers
  • Admin and office volunteers
  • Catering volunteers
  • Offering practical help with maintenance in and around the cathedral

A full list of volunteering opportunities at the cathedral can be found by clicking here.

As part of your volunteering experience with us you will be given the full support, training and opportunities you need to make your voluntary role with us a great success.

A Welcome Pack has been designed to provide you with more information about volunteering at Hereford Cathedral and includes the volunteering application form. Click here to download the Welcome Pack.

If you would like to discuss volunteering opportunities at Hereford Cathedral further, or think you might like to become a cathedral volunteer, then please contact:

Lynette Walker
Volunteers Officer
The Cathedral Office
5 College Cloisters
Cathedral Close

01432 374254