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Pre-loved bookshop volunteer - Stoke Bruerne

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What's involved?

Do you have a passion for reading and literature? At Stoke Bruerne the Trust are looking for volunteers to support with the pre-loved bookshop.

Volunteers will support with:

  • sorting and organising books for display 
  • keeping storage areas and shelving areas tidy and well presented 
  • proactively getting new books in (could use social media or local contacts) 
  • looking at ways to grow charitable donations in the book shop

Skills

What skills are they looking for?

Friendly, organised book lover who would like to help grow their charitable second-hand book offer on site

Sorting/tidying, presentation skills, able to talk to people, can think creatively about how to make the best of the bookshop

Details

  • Accessibility
  • 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 Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Availability Details

The museum is usually open 9-5 Monday – Sunday. Volunteers would be welcome to attend between those times.

Location

Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum
Bridge Road
Stoke Bruerne
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 7SE

Register your Interest

Interests

  • No specific interest

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • Creativity
  • Retail

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