Sheldon staff members
Staff members join one of the Sheldon teams.
The Housekeeping team is currently led by Community member Jan who looks after the Cleaning Team ensuring that all the guest accommodation is kept beautifully clean and in good repair, and that rooms are prepared for guests - nice and warm and with all the right paperwork and food and drink as appropriate. Members of the cleaning team include Ann, Jacky, JanT, Sally, Pauline and Ricarda.
The Cellarer team make sure that delicious meals appear at regular intervals and stocked larders are kept well stocked. Community member Hillary leads this team and is ably assisted both by hospitality volunteers and by capable staff members seconded from the cleaning team.
The Administration team look after all the bookings, finance, publicity and fundraising, and assist visitors calling at Reception and is led by Community member (and Warden) Sarah. Rich is a staff member working 3 days a week and Karen is a self-employed bookkeeper. Both of them are sometimes working from home during the pandemic. The Hosteller role of Community member Esther straddles admin and housekeeping.
The Estate team look after the 45 acres of grounds, and keep all Sheldon's buildings and gardens safe and in good repair. Lawrence works 3 days a week and Simon 1 day a week.