Can you join our team?



The committee of the Friends of the Hoy Kirk are looking for someone to join the team of staff and volunteers at Hoy Heritage Centre, Hoy Kirk.

CARETAKER:  Duties will include:

  • Checking the Kirk to ensure it is presentable
  • Checking the fabric and maintenance of the building
  • Preparing the Kirk for events (ie: setting chairs out)
  • Maintaining the good order of displays
  • Cleaning all areas of the Kirk: Kitchen / toilets / entrance vestibule / vestry at rear / upstairs research room / stairway and the main body of the Kirk
  • Ordering any cleaning materials or items required for Kirk maintenance
  • The above duties will be performed on an average of three days per week (the frequency will be dictated by the number of visitors and timing of events)
  • The hours will be, on average, 4 hours per week and can be timed to suit the candidate
  • The position is between 1st June and 31st October 2021
  • The position will be paid at £8.50 per hour
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for fulfilling their own arrangements for tax

Applications for the above position to be submitted in writing please.  The final date for submission of applications is May 21st 2021.  Applications should be submitted to:  Jeff Clark, Chairman, Friends of the Hoy Kirk, Sandybraes, Rackwick, Hoy KW16 3NJ

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