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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 co-ordinator 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

01902 551987
Wolverhampton Libraries

Where to go

Wolverhampton Central Library
Snow Hill
West Midlands

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: 17/10/2023

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