Reading hack 12 – 17 Years – Whalley Library

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 Reading Hack would be a great opportunity for you. Every year the Lancashire Reading Journey generates the need for reading hacks to help keep young people reading and motivated.

  • Before applying please will you get the permission and contact email details from a teacher who has known you for at least one full term who we will contact so that they can provide you with the reference that is required.

As a Reading 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
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Tasks:

  • 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 staff at the library before applying

Training:

Training will be provide where necessary

Required Age:

12-17 years

Schedule:

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Whalley Library Abbey Road Whalley Blackburn, BB7 9RP

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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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