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Blackburn with Darwen - Children's Centres

Audley Children Centre, Pringle St, Blackburn

Darwen Children's Centre

Darwen Children’s Centre

Lord Street, Darwen, BB3 0HD

 

Hancock Street Children's Centre

Hancock Street Children’s Centre

Hancock Street, Blackburn, BB2 2LZ

 

Higher Croft Children's Centre

Higher Croft  Children’s Centre

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UY

 

Little Harwood Children's Centre

Little Harwood Children’s Centre

Robinson Street, Blackburn, BB1 5PE

 

Livesey Children's centre

Livesey Children & all Age Children’s Centre

Andrew  Close, Blackburn, BB2 4NU

 

Shadsworth Children's Centre

Shadsworth Children’s Centre

Shadsworth Road, Blackburn, BB1 2HR

 

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Wensley Fold Children's Centre

Wensley Fold Children’s Centre

Carnarvon Road, Blackburn, BB2 6NL

 

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Blackburn with Darwen - Community Centre

Accrington Rd Community Centre

Darwen Valley Community Centre

Greenfield Community Centre

Ivy Street Community Centre

Little Harwood Community Centre

Mill Hill Community Centre

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Blackburn with Darwen - Community Support (Befriending)

Blackburn with Darwen

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Blackburn with Darwen - Environment

Environment

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Blackburn with Darwen - Lancashire Police volunteers

Blackburn with Darwen

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Blackburn with Darwen - Libraries

Blackburn Central Library

Community Libraries

Mill Hill (AM)

Livesey (AL)

Darwen (AD)

Darwen Library

Overview:

This opportunity will be supporting the library service.

We are seeking volunteers who are: 

  • Friendly, approachable and happy to engage with people of all ages
  • Punctual, dependable and reliable
  • Happy to work as part of a team
  • Confident in working with the public and committed to equality and diversity
  • Committed to excellent, patient and thoughtful, customer care
  • Vigilant, with attention to detail
  • Enjoy helping people

 

Volunteers will be required to provide two character references and successfully complete occupational health checks prior to starting their role. An enhanced DBS check may be required at a later date.

TASKS:

Customer Care:

  • To welcome customers to the building, support them in the use of library services and encourage them to become regular users.
  • Assisting customers with the use of the self-service kiosks and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
  • To help find library stock for visitors, reservations and library staff.
  • Supporting the use of public access PCs, including online services e.g. Ancestry, Theory Test Pro, eBooks and online reservations.
  • Providing general information about library services.

 

Library Care:

  • Maintaining displays and ensuring that the library portrays a bright and attractive environment for customers.
  • General tidying, shelving and sorting stock.
  • Topping up the photocopier, kiosks and printers with paper.
  • Book maintenance e.g. jacketing / tabbing / page repairs etc.

 

Teamwork:

  • Communicating with library staff.
  • Promoting library services, e.g. reading schemes, events and activities and online resources.
  • Supporting and preparing for library activities and events e.g. children’s groups, storytime, coffee mornings and talks.
  • Providing ideas and suggestions to improve library services.
  • Attending relevant training and meetings.

 

Workplace Policies and Procedures:

  • Following the agreed procedures to report faults/repairs/health and safety issues e.g. building, furniture, equipment, accidents, near misses, ICT
  • Supporting record keeping, e.g. periodic visitor counts
  • Following the agreed procedures including reporting verbally to the supervisor or manager.
  • Log volunteering hours via an on-line computer system

REQUIRED QUALITIES:

  • Literate with good spoken and written English language skills
  • Numerate
  • Comfortable with using IT
  • Physical ability to move library resources and trolleys, and be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • The ability to carry out tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to contribute effectively as part of a team
  • Experience of dealing directly with the public
  • Excellent understanding of the principles and delivery of customer care
  • Adaptable to changes in ways of working

TRAINING:

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led.

Age:       16+

SCHEDULE:

Monday               10am to 7pm

Tuesday               Closed

 

Wednesday         1pm to 5pm

Thursday              1pm to 5pm

Friday                   10am to 5pm

Saturday              10am to 2pm

LOCATION:

Darwen Library, Knott Street, Darwen. BB3 3BU

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Blackburn with Darwen - Neighbourhoods and Learning

Community Volunteers

Employability

Family Learning Support Volunteer

Neighbourhoods

Talk English

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Blackburn with Darwen - Young People's Service

YPS

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Blackpool - Lancashire Police volunteers

Burnley - Children and Family Wellbeing Service (CFW)

Burnley South West Neighbourhood Centre -Tay Street (CFW)

Burnley Wood Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Ightenhill Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Reedley Hallows Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

The Chai Centre- Hunter St (CFW)

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Burnley - Community Support (Befriending)

Burnley - Community Support Befrienders

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Burnley - Lancashire Police volunteers

Burnley

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Burnley - Libraries

Burnley Campus Library - Barden Lane BB10 1JD

Burnley Central Library

Coal Clough Library

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Burnley - Museums

Gawthorpe Hall Museum

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

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Burnley - Older People's Service

Woodside Home for Older People Burnley Road BB12 8SD

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Chorley - Adult Disability Day Services

Chorley Day Services

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Chorley - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Clayton Green Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Highfield Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Lord Street Neighbourhood Centre, Chorley PR6 0RF

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Chorley - Community Support (Befriending)

Chorley Community Support Befriending volunteers

CS - Children & Families Befriending

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Chorley - Libraries

Adlington Library

Coppull Library

Eccleston Library

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Chorley - Older People's Service

Grove House Home For Older People

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Countywide - Lancashire Police volunteers

Countywide - LVP Promotion and Events Volunteers

Lancaster & Morecambe

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Countywide - Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

1. Independent Custody Visitor Advert - NOT TAKING APPLICATIONS

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Countywide - Waste Management

Preston Household Waste Recycling Centre

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Fylde - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Sydney Street Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

The Zone in Fylde (CFW)

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Fylde - Lancashire Police volunteers

Fylde

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Fylde - Libraries

Ansdell Library

Freckleton Library

St Annes Library

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Fylde - Older People's Service

Milbanke Home For Older People

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Hyndburn - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Park Child and Family Centre Neighbourhood Centre (CFW) Norfolk Grove BB5 4RY

Norfolk Grove, Accrington, BB5 4RY

 

Retain - Templates -Children and Family Wellbeing Service

The Zone in Hyndburn (CFW) Paradise St BB1 1PB

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Hyndburn - Community Support (Befriending)

Community Support Befriending

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Hyndburn - Lancashire Police volunteers

Hyndburn

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Hyndburn - Libraries

Accrington Library

Great Harwood Library

Oswaldtwistle Library

Rishton Library

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Hyndburn - Older People's Service

Woodlands Home For Older People

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Community Support (Befriending)

Children and Families Community Support Befriending

Community Support Befriending - BLS & Carnforth Main advert

Community Support Befriending - Lancaster Main Advert

Community Support Befriending - Morecambe Main Advert

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Lancashire Fire and Rescue Volunteers

Carnforth

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Lancashire Police volunteers

Lancaster and Morecambe

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Libraries

Bolton - Le - Sands Library

Carnforth Library

Halton Library

Heysham Library

Silverdale Library

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Museums

Judges Lodgings - Lancashire County Council Lancaster Museum

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Lancaster and Morecambe - Older People's Service

DeVitre House Day Cenre

Vale View Day Centre

Woodhill House Home For Older People

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Pendle - Community Support (Befriending)

Pendle

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Pendle - Lancashire Police volunteers

Pendle

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Pendle - Libraries

Barnoldswick Library

Barrowford Library

Colne Library

Whalley Library

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Pendle - Older People's Service

Favordale Home For Older People

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Preston - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Moor Nook Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

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Preston - Community Support (Befriending)

Preston - Community Support Befriending

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Preston - Lancashire Police Cadets

Preston - Libraries

Fulwood Library

Ingol Library

Sharoe Green Library

Uncategorized

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Preston - Older People's Service

Lady Elsie Finney Home For Older People

Meadowfield House Home for Older People

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Ribble Valley - Community Support (Befriending)

Ribble Valley Community Support Befriending

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Ribble Valley - Lancashire Police volunteers

Ribble Valley

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Ribble Valley - Libraries

Longridge Library

Mellor Library

Whalley Library

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Ribble Valley - Older People's Service

Castleford Home For Older People

Mearley Fold Day Centre

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Rossendale - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Bacup Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Haslingden Link Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

The Zone in Rossendale (CFW)

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Rossendale - Community Support (Befriending)

Rossendale

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Rossendale - Libraries

Haslingden Library

Rawtenstall Library

Whitworth Library

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Rossendale - Older People's Service

Olive House Home For Older People

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South Ribble - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Bamber Bridge Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

The Zone in South Ribble (CFW)

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South Ribble - Community Support (Befriending)

Community Support Befriending - South Ribble

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South Ribble - Lancashire Police volunteers

South Ribble

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South Ribble - Libraries

Bamber Bridge Library

Kingsfold Library

Longton Library

Lostock Hall Library

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South Ribble - Older People's Service

Broadfield House Home For Older People

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West Lancashire - Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Burscough Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

Eavesdale Neighbourhood Centre (CFW

Park, Skelmersdale Neighbourhood Centre (CFW)

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West Lancashire - Community Support (Befriending)

Community Support Befriending - West Lancashire

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West Lancashire - Lancashire Police volunteers

West Lancashire

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West Lancashire - Libraries

Burscough Library

Parbold Library

Skelmersdale Library

Tarleton Library

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West Lancashire - Older People's Service

Beacon View Home For Older People

Derby Day Centre

Mere Brook Day Centre

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Wyre - Adult Disability Day Services

Wyre Adult Disability Day Services

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Wyre - Community Support (Befriending)

Wyre - Community Support Befriending Main Advert

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Wyre - Libraries

Cleveleys Library

Fleetwood Library

Garstang Library

Knott End Library

Poulton Library

Thornton Library

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Wyre - Older People's Service

Bowgreave Rise (HFOP)

Thornton House (HFOP)

Thornton House Teal Close, Whimbrel Drive off Mayfield Avenue, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire FY5 2LR

 

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