York Minster is an equal opportunities employer and the organisation's long-term aim is that the composition of our workforce should reflect that of the wider community. The organisation aims not to discriminate on grounds of social economic group; gender; race; colour; nationality; ethnic or racial origin; carer responsibilities; sexual orientation; disability; age; appearance; religious or political belief; trade union activity or any other conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.
Verger Flexible Hours
York Minster invites everyone to discover God’s love through our welcome, worship, learning and work. The Verger team plays a critical role, ensuring smooth running of the worshipping life of the Minster. Working closely with other teams, our Vergers also manage physical spaces and equipment to support events, performances and learning programmes throughout the year. We have an exciting opportunity for someone to develop their Verger skills on a fixed-term basis.
York Minster is inviting applications to join a pool of flexible hour Vergers to start as soon as possible, providing essential cover during the Christmas period in particular but also throughout the rest of the liturgical year. From 12 noon on Christmas Eve through to the service of Evensong on Christmas Day, York Minster welcomes 10,000 worshippers – the Verger team are crucial in facilitating all our services.
Applicants must have previous experience of working in worship context, manual handling and of delivering excellence in welcome, and must show a pastoral aptitude. The role works closely with other teams, but frequently requires self-direction and working without close supervision; previous experience of team working and evidence of initiative and personal motivation is essential. The rate of remuneration is £10.65 per hour and usual working hours will agreed by mutual consent and submitted via timesheet.
To apply please download an application pack, application form and equality and diversity monitoring form. Completed applications should be emailed to email@example.com or addressed to Victoria Imada, HR and Volunteering Administrator, Church House, 10 - 14 Ogleforth, York, YO1 7JN.
Applications are invited on a rolling basis to join the pool. Interviews will be held at a time convenient to both parties.
We are looking to recruit for a variety of full time and part time Minster Host contracts
Roles will begin the week commencing Monday 2nd January 2017 and the week commencing Monday 6th February 2017
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Duties: welcome, customer service and sales.
Do you get a buzz out of welcoming people and playing your part in making their day special? Can you thrive in a busy environment under the pressure of dealing with queues? Do you pride yourself on giving world-class customer service every time, to every visitor?
If so, we want to hear from you!
We are seeking professional and confident individuals who are dedicated to delivering a world-class visitor experience at one of the great cathedrals of the world.
Applicants should have a genuine interest in engaging with people, strong communication skills, and previous experience of dealing face-to-face with a broad range of customers. We are also looking for experience using computerised till software and sales. Candidates must be available for interview on 14th or 15th December. All roles involve working some evenings and weekends.
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or addressed to Victoria Imada, HR and Volunteering Administrator, Church House, 10 - 14 Ogleforth, York, YO1 7JN. by 23:59 on 4th December 2016.
If we do not have any current vacancies that suit your skills, please email your details to email@example.com and we will contact you should a position occur that you may be interested in. Details will not be passed on to other organisations, will not be used for any other purpose and will be disposed of after 12 months.