Vacancies

Vacancy for Volunteer Manager

To achieve its vision, Truro Cathedral relies on the significant contribution of its dedicated volunteers. A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an experienced volunteer manager who will be key in assessing and meeting the organisation’s needs across a range of areas through the recruitment, retention and support of these dedicated individuals. This role will also provide support to staff working with volunteers, ensuring that appropriate policies, systems and processes are in place. The postholder will strive for excellence, advocating best practice and fostering a positive environment in which volunteers can flourish. Experience of working with and leading change, along with a solid understanding of the importance of the volunteer journey is essential. If you’re interested there are more details in the job description (we can only accept applications using the Truro Cathedral application form). Closing date is 19 November and interviews will be held on 28 November.

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Vacancy for Lay Vicar (Tenor) from January 2020

We are looking for an exceptional Tenor Lay Vicar to join the back row of Truro Cathedral choir from January 2020.  The successful candidate will bring a high level of musicianship, ability and experience as a choral singer along with an ability to demonstrate an empathy with the ethos of the cathedral and its worship and choral tradition. The closing date for this post is midday on 4 November with interviews on Sunday 10 November.

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Please note while the while the role is not linked to Truro School (the cathedral’s choir school), there is an opportunity for the right candidate to combine this role with the role of an administrator in the school music department. Details of this can be found on their website 

Vacancy for Choral Scholars

Truro Cathedral is now selecting its 2020-2021 choral scholars. Choral scholarships were first set up at Truro Cathedral in 1995, a programme which offers five places each year to young altos, tenors and basses pre or post-university.  In addition to a scholarship stipend, accommodation is provided for the scholars who join the lay vicars to provide the alto, tenor and bass parts of Truro Cathedral Choir.  Please note that our alto vacancy has now been filled.  We are still looking for tenor and bass singers for 2020-2021.

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