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John Wesley's New Room is an award-winning heritage attraction nestled in Bristol's city centre and welcomes visitors from across the world to an 'oasis of calm' in the busy shopping quarter of Broadmead.  We are a small, supportive and enthusiastic staff team delivering a wide range of events, activities and services to ensure a fantastic visitor experience.

John Wesley's New Room is an equal opportunities employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Current Vacancies

Chair of Trustees (voluntary)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a new Chair of the Trustees. Having successfully completed dramatic improvements to our premises, we are now at a point where we wish to maximise these to their full potential and need the right leadership to enable us to flourish. We are a hidden treasure right in the centre of Bristol, with a national and international presence. We seek a dynamic and vision-filled person to play a pivotal role in leading us forward into an inspiring future, continuing the life enhancing legacy of John and Charles Wesley and helping to increase our visibility and impact.

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Application process: 
Please download this application form and send alongside personal statement to Linda Jones, Secretary to the Trustees  Interviews will be held week commencing 22 April 2024.


We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any of our job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply for our roles as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Volunteer with us

We are always looking for volunteers to join our friendly team.  Welcoming people from across the world in our chapel and museum; helping researchers as a library volunteer; supporting our community projects or stewarding as part of our evening events volunteer team - we have a wide range of flexible roles available.

Interested? Find out more here, or email 

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