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Wolverhampton Library Service - General Library Volunteer

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

Role Title

 

          General Library Volunteer

Purpose of The Role

  • To voluntarily assist within a library

What You Will Be Doing

  • Placing books and other lendable items in the correct order.
  • Assisting on ‘self-issue’ machines.
  • Answering or referring customer queries.
  • General library tasks as needed.

 

Skills, Experience and Qualities Needed

          You will need to;

  • Show enthusiasm for libraries and reading.
  • Be committed and reliable
  • Have good communication and customer  service skills.
  • Have good English and Maths ability.
  • Be able to follow instructions well.

 

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 and 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 complete an application form which can be found in any Wolverhampton Library branch.

 

Further information can be found in the downloads section of this page.

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 availablility)

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: 21/01/2019

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