Whitworth Library - Reading Hack 12 - 17 Years
Do you love reading and the library?
Are you able to regularly commit to sharing your passion for books with others a few hours each week?
Are you between 12-17 years?
Then volunteering to be a Reading Hack would be a great opportunity for you.
Reading Hack – Volunteer activities for young people aged 12- 17 years
Every year the Lancashire Summer Reading Challenge generates the need for reading hacks to help keep young people reading and motivated.
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
- Training and support
What are you volunteering for?
Activities may include:
- 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 volunteering hours where applicable via an on-line computer system
What are we 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
What type of skills and personal qualities do young volunteers aged 12+ need?
The volunteer should:
- Be a good 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