Volunteering at Cross Street Chapel


Cross Street Chapel is a vibrant community in Manchester City Centre, and thus relies on dedicated volunteers who bring their talents and hard work. We aim to assist chapel members to find volunteer work that will suit their gifts and schedule. Below is just a sampling of volunteer opportunities that exist at our chapel!

 Title  Description  Times Required  Qualities Preferable  Experience Needed
 Cleaning  Our building sees a lot of foot-fall throughout the week and requires regular cleaning. A group of dedicated volunteers meet regularly to improve the chapel’s cleanliness, and some work on their own time.  Group meeting once a month
Individual time when available
 A sharp eye for detail.  None
Library Cataloguing Our chapel’s library catalogue contains books on Unitarian theology, history, practice; Christian study; world religions, amongst others topics. Individual time when available Patient, hard-working. None, as assistance will be provided.
Archive Catalogue Cross Street Chapel contains the archives from its committee as well as several significant Unitarian groups, some material dating back to the 1700s! As our archives are in demand, we would like them appropriately catalogued and available online. Individual time when available Patient, Hard-working Some experience in cataloguing and handling archive materials preferable, though not necessary.
Pastoral Support Team Some of our members are housebound or otherwise unable to make it into services. it is important for us to maintain strong contacts with them, especially as they are the people most often in need of emotional support. The chapel will maintain a group of individuals to guarantee no one is left feeling uncared for by the chapel. 1 meeting a month, plus time to visit individuals. Caring nature, ability to listen.
Awareness of appropriate boundaries.
 TBD
Website Development Our website is at a point of change, and will require someone with experience to Meeting with Online Development Team to discuss improvements needed and potential for chapel’s website. Creative nature, dedication to commitments and deadlines. WordPress necessary, other website programmes preferable.