Hospitality and Bars

Hospitality and Bars

Organisation role · Flexible hours
The Chapter House, The College, Ely CB7 4DL, UK
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To assist with the hospitality and running of bars at concerts, events, and services.

Detailed description


  • To provide a warm welcome to all based on the Benedictine principals of hospitality. 
  • To prepare and serve drinks either before or during a concert, event, or special service. This may include alcohol and/or soft drinks depending on the occasion. 
  • To assist with the set up and pack down of the bar/refreshments area.
  • To accept cash payments on behalf of the cathedral in circumstances such as programme and bar sales.

Person Specification:

  • In sympathy with the Cathedral’s purpose, mission and values.
  • Outgoing and approachable personality. 
  • Must be prepared, alert and able to respond to situations as they arise.
  • Able to follow basic instructions.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Able to be on their feet for a large proportion of their time while on shift.
  • Familiar with using e-mails.
  • Competent with IT and comfortable with using an online rota system.

Time Commitment: 

  • Flexible.


  • Required to undergo Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training every 3 years and be aware of the advice given in the Cathedral Safeguarding Handbook. 
  • Training relevant to tasks to be provided by supervisor.

Supervised by: 

  • The Events Manager.

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About Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral is a Christian Church offering daily worship and a place of prayer and sanctity. It is the seat of the Bishop of Ely and the mother church of over 300 parishes that make up the Diocese of Ely. The Cathedral is also a historical monument, built to the glory of God, which welcomes thousands of pilgrims and visitors every year. Our extraordinary volunteer community works hard to serve the city and surrounding area.