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Wolverhampton Library Service - Activity Volunteer

The City of Wolverhampton Council's Library Services are seeking volunteers for the following role: 

Role Title:  Activity Volunteer

Purpose of the Role

  • To voluntarily assist with activities within a library setting.
  • This may include children’s activities such as ‘Baby Book time’ or ‘Saturday Storytime’
  • This may include craft, musical or promotional activities.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Assist with setting up and clearing up the sessions – may involve moving furniture.
  • Supporting staff to interact with parents/carers and their children where applicable.

Skills, Experience and Qualities Needed

You will need to have

  • Good communication skills and confidence.
  • Enjoyment of books and a love of learning.
  • Experience of working with children.
  • Be committed and reliable.
  • Be creative and active.

When & Where

  • Dependant on places available but will be within Wolverhampton.

Support Offered

  • Induction.
  • Relevant training
  • Reviews.

What You Could Get Out of It

  • Experience of working in the public sector.
  • Transferable and C.V enhancing skills.
  • Certificate of volunteering (on completion of agreed hours).
  • The pleasure of helping others.

Other Relevant Information

  • A volunteer agreement negotiated & signed.
  • All placements will adhere to the Libraries volunteering and I.T. security policies. 

What To Do If You’re Interested

  • Contact the volunteer coordinator at Wolverhampton Central Library on 01902 551987 or pick up an application form in any Wolverhampton Library branch.

Further information can be found in the downloads section of this page. or contact:-

Who to contact

Contact Name
Emma Birkett
Contact Position
Volunteer Support Assistant
Telephone
01902 551987
E-mail
emma.birkett@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Website
Wolverhampton Libraries

Where to go

Name
Wolverhampton Central Library
Address
Snow Hill
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV1 3AX
Notes

Voluntary opportunities available at the following libraries (subject to availability)

Ashmore Park, Bilston, Central Library, Collingwood, East Park, Education Library, Finchfield, Long Knowle, Low Hill, Pendeford, Penn, Spring Vale, Warstones, Wednesfield, Whitmore Reans.

Record Last Updated on: 09/08/2019

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