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.

Vacancies within the Chapter of York are advertised on the web site and applicants are invited to register their interest in the position following the link on the web page.

If we do not have any current vacancies that suit your skills, please e-mail your details to jobs@yorkminster.org 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. 


Permanent and temporary Minster Host roles at York Minster


We are looking to fill:

·         3 permanent weekend only (15 hour) roles

·         2 permanent casual (0 hour) roles

·         1 temporary full time (35 hour) role – until 7/11/15

All roles begin w/c 16th February 2015.

Salary: £7.85 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 9th, 10th or 11th February. All roles involve working some evenings and weekends.

To be considered please request an application pack from Kate Whale kwhale@yorkminster.org and return by midnight on 1st February.




York Minster Learning Officer


Salary: £22,461 per annum                                     

Hours: Full time

Contract: 12 month Fixed Term (with potential for permanent role)

Closing date:  Thursday 22nd January 2015

Interviews w/c:  Monday 2nd February 2015


York Minster Mission

York Minster invites everyone to discover God’s Love through its

welcome, worship, learning and work.


York Minster is one of England’s largest cathedrals and is a special place of prayer and pilgrimage as well as being an award-winning visitor attraction welcoming hundreds of thousands of worshippers and visitors every year.

York Minster’s role as a place of learning dates back for centuries and we put learning at the heart of all that we do.   York Minster is now seeking to recruit an innovative and creative Learning Officer to join our busy Minster Learning Team to inspire and engage visitors and groups, including schools and students, with the Minster as a place of worship and heritage.

Responsible to the Head of Learning, the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience of developing and delivering engaging and inspiring formal and informal learning programmes / resources in museums, heritage or other cultural settings for diverse audiences.

Please request an application pack contact Kate Whitworth katew@yorkminster.org.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.