We would love to hear your ideas about events we could hold in our Reading Room, maybe you know someone who would welcome the opportunity to use our warm and welcoming space – and perhaps you can help us become more inclusive and diverse too.
To get an idea of the range of options you can read more
SUMMARY OF VOLUNTEER ROLES
Volunteers within each team will undertake some or all of the following indicative duties, depending upon experience and skills and as agreed with the relevant team leader. Role descriptors are available on request.
|Shift Volunteer||Events Volunteer|
|Meet and greet users Assist users with enquiries Use library computer system Shelve books Use the till Secondhand book sales||Design, plan and deliver events Prepare publicity materials Assist with ticketing arrangements Set up/take down furniture and AV/IT equipment Prepare and serve light refreshments|
|Social Media Volunteer||Fundraising Volunteer|
|Generate ideas for content Create content for social media sites Respond to comments/email requests from members of the public Assist with monitoring social media sites||Identify sources of external funding Bid writing Identify potential corporate/business donors Recruit individual donors Maintain records of donors Assist with fundraising events|
|Bookshop Team Volunteer|
|Review donated books to establish suitability for sale or for potential library stock Sort donated books into relevant categories for sale Stock book trolleys and display areas Assist with planning of book sale events Assist with book sales|| |
There are many ways we can support you too, from helping you gain confidence to becoming successfully employed, please come and talk to us. You can reach us at [email protected] and we’ll get back to you. We look forward to hearing from you!
Have a look at what some of our volunteers say about being part of the library. Click HERE