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Website Volunteer

Website Volunteer
Ripon Cathedral
Description of the role:

The Website Volunteer role aims to help promote Ripon Cathedral’s online presence during our 1350th year celebrations by managing the content on our website. During our 1350th year we have a broad programme of services, public events, activities and concerts – it is an ideal time to engage new audiences at Ripon Cathedral.

The role includes but is not limited to:

• Writing content for our website, including blog posts
• Keeping an eye on what content needs to be refreshed
• Liaising with our Photography and Social Media Volunteers to ensure continuity of message across all our digital channels
• Providing feedback to the Marketing and Comms Team on the opportunities for digital engagement

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• IT and internet literate (e.g Wordpress)
• Ability to adapt information provided for an online audience
• Reliable and trustworthy
• Able to work on your own with minimal supervision
• Willingness to develop digital skills and pursue ongoing training
• An appreciation and respect for the core values of the Church of England

Practical information:

Can be done from home
Regular and occasional volunteering available
Funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 16+, Age 17+, Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Ripon Cathedral
Minster Road
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 24.03.2022
Organisation Information

Ripon Cathedral is a beautiful, ancient church with a history reaching back to the 7th Century. It is a mother church for the Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales and home for the cathedral (throne) of the Bishop of Leeds.
Visitors have followed the Pilgrim Trail here for over 1300 years, to enjoy the peace and prayerful tranquillity of this beautiful and ancient centre for Christian faith. Whether you are here to enjoy some special music, explore the ancient crypt, light a candle or simply to enjoy the atmosphere and architecture of this holy building, all are welcome. In order to enhance your visit, Guides and Welcomers are on duty in the Cathedral daily between 10.00am and 4.30pm, who are always delighted to answer your questions.