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Summer Reading Challenge Volunteer

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Deanshanger 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.

The Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers register children to the challenge, give out rewards, certificates, medals and talk to children about books and support Library staff in delivering exciting and fun packed activities throughout the Summer Holidays.

Skills

  • 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

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    14-24 but older applicants are also welcome
  • 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?

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Availability Details

The Challenge starts on Saturday 9th July and finishes on Saturday 17th September. The library hours are 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm Wednesdays and Fridays. Volunteers who can only help during the summer holidays are welcome and the library can be flexible in their arrangements.

Location

Little London
Deanshanger
Milton Keynes
Northamptonshire
MK19 6HT

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Children
  • Young People

Activities

  • General Helping
  • Local Events
  • Practical Skills

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