Many aspects of Cathedral life are enhanced by the work of volunteers, who possess and bring to the Cathedral a vast wealth of talent, time and enthusiasm.

Volunteer opportunities exist for a variety of time commitments, from distinct projects to ongoing weekly or monthly service.

For additional information, please call the Visitor Center at (212) 316-7540.

Social Services

Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) provides an array of support services to those in need, including a Nutrition, Health, and Clothing Center that provides professional and emergency clothing through the Clothing Closet program and a Sunday Soup Kitchen that provides a breakfast, lunch, and take-away meal every week.

Download (PDF) the volunteer position description for the Clothing Closet.

If you are interested in volunteering with the Sunday Soup Kitchen, please go to newyorkcares.org and click on “Become a Volunteer." Once you’ve become a New York Cares volunteer, you can select Cathedral Community Cares as your project site. For questions, please contact Thomas Perry, (212) 316-7583.

For more information, please call CCC at (212) 316-7583.

Education, Tours And Visitor Services

Volunteer Greeter

As a first point of contact for guests, Greeters will help guests orient themselves to this stunning and architecturally significant institution.

Download the full description.

For more information, please call the Department of Public Education & Visitor Services at (212) 316-7540.


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