Volunteer with us

Join our team

You can come and be part of an amazing team that is integral to the smooth functioning of the Cathedral. Whether you enjoy discussing the history of Salisbury Cathedral with visitors, are a budding flower-arranger, or fancy yourself as a Holy Duster, we have a role for you!

Our major volunteer groups include

• Holy Dusters and Tomb Cleaners
• Cathedral Floor Tour Guides
• Administrant and Servers
• Sunday Coffee Helpers
• Lay Pastoral Assistants
• Education Assistants
• Tower Tour Guides
• Library Assistants
• Flower Arrangers
• Shop Assistants
• Embroiderers
• Healing team
• Stewards
• Chaplains
• Gardeners

There is a wide range of interesting opportunities available as long as you can agree to a regular commitment. You get full training when you join our volunteer community.

You’d be joining an award winning team too – in 2016, our volunteers were awarded the highest accolade; the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service!

You can find out more information in our volunteer handbook: Volunteer Handbook


To apply, please fill out and return the two forms at the bottom of this page – we’d love to hear from you!


Youth Outreach

We are looking for Volunteer Youth Outreach team members at Salisbury Cathedral to join an exciting new project with young people from the community.

Our aim to work with children and young people in a way that meets and develops their personal, spiritual and social needs, exercising appropriate pastoral care.

Ideally you will have a youth work background/experience and a connection to the faith sector, this will be a weekly commitment. This role will be subject to DBS check.

Please contact Pete Atkinson, Minor Canon for Young People, p.atkinson@salcath.co.uk for more information.