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Choir Chaperones

Do you enjoy choral music?  Do you have 2 hours spare between 4.15 – 6.15pm one weekday afternoon (Tues/Thur/Fri)? 

If the answer to those questions is “Yes!” then please consider joining our team of Choir Chaperone volunteers. 

Worship is at the heart of our cathedral life, and our choir is an integral part of that worship.  We currently have about 40 choristers, boys aged 7-13 and girls aged 9-18, each of whom sing at three services each week.  But without chaperones we cannot have a choir, as our Safeguarding Policy requires there to be at least one adult for every 8 or 10 children present (dependant on age) to ensure their safety and wellbeing.  The role is simply to help Denise Backhouse, the Chaperone Coordinator, supervise the children before, during and after rehearsals & services; full training will be provided. 

Reporting to: Katherine Dienes-Williams, Organist and Master of the Choristers

Hours and salary: This is a voluntary post. Hours are variable.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL VOLUNTARY POSITIONS

If interested in this role, or you have further questions, you are welcome to contact Julie Mitchell, Volunteer Coordinator by email volunteer@guildford-cathedral.org or telephone 01483 547 885.

You are welcome to send in your Curriculum Vitae, however, we will require you to fill in an application form and supply two references prior to commencing your role.

Also, there will be an initial trial period to ensure that the role suits. As part of your induction you will be provided with all the necessary information to enable you to thrive in your role.