Conversation and Board Game Club Volunteer at Garstang Library

Garstang Library are looking for a volunteer to support their Conversation and Board Game Club.

The library are looking to set up a friendly and relaxed social group where people can come along and have a chat about sport, gardening, music or whatever takes their fancy over a brew.  There will also be the opportunity to tackle a quiz, play dominoes and other board games.

The sessions will run on one of the below times, and can be flexible depending on the volunteers availability:

Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mornings or Thursday mornings/ afternoons.

If you would be interested in helping us run these sessions we would like to hear from you.

Please speak to a member of Garstang library staff about this opportunity before applying.

Lancashire libraries care and cater for the needs of their local communities and are recognised as a safe space and often the main community hub.

The library service is continually involved with new projects to ensure they provide what is needed locally for all ages. By running regular events and acting as the venue for many other local groups’ activities, they endeavour to help tackle the issues leading to social isolation.

The need for volunteers to help assist the service, by helping under supervision to provide many of the activities and projects, is vital.

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  • Participate and ensure the smooth running of the sessions.
  • Help in setting up the spaces for sessions.
  • Make conversation with our customers who attend the sessions.
  • Log volunteering hours monthly and submit expenses where applicable on-line.
  • Complete minimum level training e.g. safeguarding and commit to further training relevant to role.

Required Qualities:

  • Be friendly, welcoming and approachable
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be willing to make conversation with others
  • Be reliable and committed
  • Have patience and understanding


Please speak to a member of Garstang library staff about this opportunity before applying



Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required. Training will be provided in the form of distance learning or trainer led.

Required Age:

18 years +


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Garstang library, 45 Windsor Rd, Garstang, Preston PR3 1EX

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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