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Summer Reading Challenge Volunteer

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Rushden Library are looking for volunteers aged 14 plus to help make this year’s Summer Reading Challenge a success. Volunteer at your local Library throughout the summer to make friends, have fun, gain valuable employability skills whilst helping children in your community unleash their imaginations and become top class Gadgeteers. Our Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers register children to the challenge, give out rewards, certificates and medals, talk to children about books and support Library staff in delivering exciting and fun packed activities throughout the Summer Holidays.


• You will need to be friendly and welcoming • You should be confident in talking about books with children • You will need to be accurate whilst recording data and be able to undertake simple administrative tasks


  • 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 No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

The Summer Reading Challenge 2022 runs from July - September.


The Rushden Centre
Newton Road

Register your Interest


  • Children
  • Families and Parenting
  • Young People


  • Administration and Office
  • Creativity
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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