Simply put, being a celebrant is one of the most rewarding career paths you can pursue. Every single day of work is a celebration of love, commitment and life. Whether you’re conducting a ceremony, or putting in the hard work to prepare for one, there won’t be a day gone by where you don’t feel fulfilled and happy about the role you’re pursuing.
With that being said, some days may be difficult than others. You could go from conducting a beautiful wedding, to mourning the life of a valued family member. However, the underlying foundation of fulfilment does not change. The role you play is incredibly important, and is critical to the event you are conducting.
Weddings are a true celebration of love and commitment and require you to read the vows and become a true storyteller for the event. On the other hand, funerals require you to officiate ceremonies and memorials. Both are extremely rewarding in their own way, leaving you with the knowledge you’ve left a true mark on people’s lives.
The ability to deeply interact with families and their friends is something which isn’t easy to find in the world of work. That’s what makes the career of celebrancy so unique. Let’s face it, where else do you have the opportunity to create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime?
This amazing career can be carried out as a full-time position, or a part time role around another career. It can also be a step into semi-retirement, acting as the perfect gateway away from the traditional 9-5. Similarly with carers and parents, many pursue their passion of celebrancy around their own schedule. That’s another great thing, the flexibility adds to the rewarding foundation of the business.
Did we mention the opportunity to travel too? Becoming a celebrant allows you to fill your diary wherever you find the work. That means your roles could take you on trips all over the country and beyond, giving you the chance to explore as well as work! Not only that, but you’ll find some of the country’s best wedding venues should you be successful.
If this sounds like a career path you’d be interested in, get in touch with our team today or begin your enrolment via our website. You could be a few clicks away from the start of a new chapter in your life!
Jennifer is the Director of the leading celebrant training company, The Academy of Modern Celebrancy as well as the Founder of The Celebrant Directory, supporting over 600 celebrants globally.
Jennifer run a 2.5k community of celebrants who she dedicates her time to helping them grow their businesses and taking celebrancy from a hobby to a lifestyle.
Jennifer heads up the global Celebrant Industry Awards and the global celebrant summit, Celebrantopia each year!
A celebrant herself since 2010, she knows what it takes to make it in the industry and trains the best celebrants out there across the UK, Europe and the USA.
Take the Quiz to find out if you have what it takes!
Download the Ultimate Guide to becoming a Celebrant & find out how you can make this happen!
If you liked this article you may enjoy ...
They say every day is different, and this couldn’t be more true for a wedding celebrant. There’s no set ‘office’, it can be anywhere from a garden, to a festival, to a beach, to a hotel. Mixing that with meeting couples, writing scripts and doing admin, being a celebrant is as varied as it gets!…
So the wait is over, the review of the Marriage Act 1949 has been completed and recommendations passed over to government. And guess what? It’s positive for Independent Celebrants in England and Wales and for couples across the country. For 70 years, the marriage act has excluded the recognition of multi-faith, non faith, secular or…
As featured in