Existing Roles

Enabling all that we do

Volunteers support every part of Cathedral activity.

Whether it is greeting and showing round visitors, providing food for the homeless or researching and providing different types of support behind the scenes; you will always find volunteers at the centre of all that we do.

You can see the current roles fulfilled by volunteers below:

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Visitor Information Point
VIP volunteers offer a friendly face and a wide range of information to visitors as they visit the north transept.
Open Visitor Information Point

Gloucester Cathedral is known for its warm welcome and an essential part of that is the role of our volunteer Welcomers.
Open Welcomer

Our Cathedral Guides have all under taken extensive training and are required to go through a stringent assessment process before they can practise as guides. This means that they are all experts in the history and architecture of the Cathedral and the quality of tours offered is very high.
Open Guide

Flower Guild
The Flower Guild is always looking for new members so if you arrange flowers in your own home why not get in touch?
Open Flower Guild

Volunteers can help with a variety of administrative and IT based tasks.
Open Administrative

Tower Tours
If you are reasonably fit and have a head for heights this is an enjoyable volunteer role which you can learn as you go on the job.
Open Tower Tours

Breakfast Club
A team of dedicated volunteers serve a cooked breakfast to the homeless and needy every Thursday morning.
Open Breakfast Club

Coffee Shop
Our friendly team are joined by a small number of volunteers who help with basic and yet vital tasks such as washing up and clearing tables.
Open Coffee Shop

Gift Shop
The Gift Shop has a large team of volunteers who help to unpack stock, maintain displays and serve customers amongst other tasks.
Open Gift Shop

Monuments Guild
The Monuments Guild or ‘the holy dusters’ as they are known play an important part in maintaining the high standards of presentation in the Cathedral
Open Monuments Guild

A team of education volunteers help our Education Team to deliver workshops, activities and tours for thousands of children visiting the Cathedral each year.
Open Education

A volunteer chaplain is on duty most days to speak with any visitor who needs them.
Open Chaplains

Tribune Gallery
Tribune volunteers provide an excellent visitor experience and an atmosphere of Benedictine welcome in the Tribune Gallery
Open Tribune Gallery

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