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Library volunteer (Childs Hill Library)

Kisharon

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Kisharon and Barnet Mencap are to run the public library in Childs Hill and need volunteers to help. The ambition is for Childs Hill Library to become a centre of excellence for inclusion: a flagship in the UK.

Some of the key tasks for volunteers are:
• meeting and greeting library customers
• helping customers to find the resources they want
• re-shelving books, and keeping the library safe and tidy
• undertaking selected library routines and procedures
• helping customers log-on to computers
• assisting with library events and clearing up afterwards
• helping to maintain the book stock by carrying out cleaning and repairs
• helping with library displays

In addition, there will be opportunities to take part in other activities such as: the conversation cafe, the annual activities programme, including the Summer Reading Challenge, film showings, children’s groups and community events.

We will offer training and regular support and our volunteers will have the opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people. The days and opening times of the library will be confirmed shortly.

Library Address:
Childs Hill Library, child’s Hill, 320 Cricklewood Lane, London, NW2 2QE

Volunteer shifts available:
Sun: 2pm – 5pm
Mon: 10am – 1pm
Wed: 2pm – 5pm
Thurs: 2pm – 8pm

Please note these shifts can be flexible.

All welcome. We will be asking people to fill in a DBS as the role will be working with the general public including children.

Francine Haagman

Further location details may be provided below.

Childs Hill Library, child’s Hill, 320 Cricklewood Lane, London, NW2 2QE

NW2 2QE

One week

20

Admin,Basic IT skills - internet & email,Cleaning & Tidying,Creative & Design,Good IT Skills,Reading & Writing

Qualities, experience and skills that will be helpful to this volunteer role are: • A love of books and an interest in community resources. • An interest in helping the general public. • Ability to re- shelve books using the alphabet and numbers.

Experience volunteering with the general public. You will be volunteering at part of a team and gain new skills. You will have the responsibility of looking after the library.

18+

Administration,Advice, Information & Support,Art & Design,Caring,Community Work,IT, Technology & Websites,Retail & Charity Shops,Events,Events & Stewarding,Employee & Group Volunteering,General & Helping

 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

All welcome. We will be asking people to fill in a DBS as the role will be working with the general public including children.

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