Work At Union Chapel

Work At Union Chapel



REBUILDING A VICTORIAN STAGE (voluntary positions)

Union Chapel has what we think is a dismantled Victorian stage, contemporary to the 1877 chapel and currently stored in one of the booths of the Sunday School Hall.

We're recruiting volunteers to help us rebuild, document, and organise in the first of the Heritage Workshop Series of our Sunday School Stories Programme, with lunch provided.

Share your skills of any or all of the below help needed and let's get heritage building! Kick start a new year resolution of skill-building, giving back, or meeting like-minded people.

Apply and spread the word by Wednesday 20 December by emailing [email protected]


  • Mon 15 Jan: Move stage parts from Sunday School booth to Upper Hall before 9:30am.
  • Tue 16 Jan: Rebuild stage.
  • Wed 17 Jan: Finish Rebuilding of stage, then dismantle it and record the process. This phase might be completed the following day if needed.
  • Thu 18 Jan: Return stage to SSH booth either before 9:30am or after 6:00pm.


  • Moving the stage parts at the beginning and end of the project.
  • Help rebuilding the stage.
  • Recording the various phases with photos, drawings, and/or words.
  • Managing of volunteers before and during the workshops.


Front of House Stewards (ongoing)

Work on our live events to ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of our visitor experience at our diverse range of concerts, tours, and activities at our award-winning venue and world renowned charity

Download the full job description & details on how to apply here


Trustees, The Margins Project (voluntary position)

We are looking for new trustees to join us on our exciting new journey, to restructure and position our work as a leading community and social justice charity.

Join us and our board as we enter an exciting period for The Margins Project and Union Chapel as a whole, as we reframe and expand our work to address both the symptoms and causes of homelessness and hardship. 

Download the full role description & details on how to apply here!

Rolling opportunity (applications will be considered on an ongoing basis)


Bar Assistants (ongoing)

We are always looking for new bar assistants. Our bar assistants are vital members of the front-of-house team, ensuring high quality of service in the Union Chapel Bar, whilst maximising bar sales and maintaining a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Some experience of working behind a bar or operating a till would be helpful but not essential, and full training will be provided.

Download the job pack here, or email [email protected] 


Equality and Diversity

We want to recruit people from a range of backgrounds. We particularly encourage applicants who are currently under represented in our board, workforce and wider sector. This includes but is not limited to candidates who identify as being from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds from the global majority, and candidates who identify as being disabled.

To help us monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment, please complete the Equal Opportunity Monitoring form. This data is completely anonymous, is stored confidentially by our HR team and will not be seen by the selection panel.

HR Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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