St Columba’s House has a small and friendly team of part time staff and volunteers, come join us… 


Part time Front of House Administrator

£23,000 pro rata for 15 hours per week.

Part Time Administrator required to assist with all aspects of front of house work at St Columba’s House. St Columba’s is a Christian retreat and conference centre in Woking with residential and day guests. Running the busy front office requires excellent organisational, computer and people skills and a flexible working approach to handle everything from responding to enquiries, preparing meeting rooms, welcoming guests, troubleshooting problems and managing an online booking system.

Applicants need to be sympathetic to the work of St Columba’s House, which welcomes clients from all faiths and none. We offer a friendly, attractive place to work as part of a small team.

The post holder would be expected to work 9.30am-2.30pm Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Applications by e-mail; CV with covering letter to Denise Wakeford, Front of House Team Leader CVs should be no more than 2 sides of A4. The covering letter should address the candidate’s suitability for this particular role and should include details of two referees. 

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Closing date 9am 11th June, interviews on 19th June 2018


Catering and Housekeeping Assistant

 £8.25 per hour. 25 hours per week.

The role will involve working as part of a small but friendly team to ensure that St Columba’s is cleaned to a high standard, that guests experience good food service and that health and safety standards are maintained. Tasks include cleaning throughout the house including preparing guest bedrooms and bathrooms, serving food, preparing coffee, kitchen cleaning and performing and keeping records of safety checks.

Usual hours will be weekdays, however the post holder will be expected to occasionally work evening and weekend shifts to a rota pattern agreed in advance around guests’ needs. Overtime or time off in lieu will be available. Applications by e-mail; CV with covering letter to the Catering Manager to


General Assistant Bank Staff

Zero hours worked to a mutually agreed rota. £8 hourly rate.

Providing kitchen assistant support you will be responsible for ensuring that guests have excellent food service. Apply by CV to


Volunteering Opportunities

We have a variety of volunteers who help us out in many ways; from painting and decorating, providing music for events, leading quiet days and getting press coverage. If you think you may like
to help us, send a copy of your CV via the enquiry form and let us know your skills, interests and what you might bring to the St Columba’s House team.



St Columba’s House is owned by the charity St Peter’s Home and Sisterhood. The Charity has a board of Trustees and occasionally has vacancies. If you think you may be interested in becoming a Trustee, contact the Chief Executive via our enquiry form