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Home Library Service Volunteer

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The "Library to YOU" Home Library Service offers anyone who is unable to get to a library, due to age, illness or disability, a personal library service, with volunteers delivering a range of books, audio books and information selected according to the customers own preferences. Customers using this service really value the social contact with our volunteers, providing access to our library service.


Being matched with customers or routes and collecting items from the library to be delivered to their homes Taking time to talk to the customers, making sure they receive the books and information they need Returning items to the library and passing on information about the customers' preferences in relation to the items borrowed


  • Accessibility
    Role will require carrying books, sometimes up stairs.
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No


The Rushden Centre
Newton Road

Register your Interest


  • No specific interest


  • General Helping

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