Culture Hack – Volunteer activities for young people aged 11- 17 years

Do you love reading and the library?
If you are able to regularly commit to sharing your passion for books with others a few hours each week, then volunteering to be a Culture Hack would be a great opportunity for you.
Every year the Lancashire Reading Journey generates the need for culture hacks to help keep young people reading and motivated.
The benefits of volunteering –As a Culture Hack we are offering you a chance to:
• Share your skills and interests with others
• Take part in an introduction programme with support from a designated member of staff as a contact for assistance and feedback
• Gain training, new skills, new experience and receive support

You will require a reference from a teacher who has known you for at least one full term and you should have spoken to them to get their details for the application form before applying.

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• Helping children to read/chose books
• Planning and promoting library offers and events
• Assisting and running a variety of activities
• Other activities-in agreement with staff at the library
• Log your volunteering hours on-line
What we are asking for from you
• Attendance at an agreed time
• To behave in accordance with library rules and regulations
• To comply with the Volunteer Acceptable Use Guidelines

Required Qualities:

• Be a good listener & communicator
• Have patience and understanding
• Be friendly and approachable
• Be reliable and committed
Please speak to a member of Earby library staff before applying


Volunteers may be asked to complete the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required. Training would be provided in the form of distance ELearning.

Required Age:

11-17 years


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Earby Library New road Earby Barnoldswick BB18 6XA

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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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