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Home Reading Volunteer for Doorstep Library

Home Reading Volunteer for Doorstep Library

  • Location

    Hammersmith & Fulham

  • Sector:

    Volunteer

  • Contract type:

    Temporary / Interim

  • Salary:

    Unpaid

  • Contact:

    Volunteers Team

  • Contact email:

    volunteers@tpp.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02071986130

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    LF215

  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-30

Are you available Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays between 3.45-6.30pm or 4:30pm – 7:00pm during school term time?

Come and join an enthusiastic team of volunteers who are passionate about books and helping children to love story time, and have lots of fun along the way!

Doorstep Library Network runs Doorstep Libraries on estates in West London - Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Lambeth. Each project recruits volunteers to pay weekly visits to low-income families to read stories to their children and bring a choice of children books to borrow.

Volunteers work in pairs, with each pair picking books to read with and lend to families. We visit families in their homes/ on their doorsteps, read a story with the children and lend them books for the week. Through the reading of stories to the children we also act to befriend parents/carers, offering a listening ear and signposting suitable local services where appropriate.

All Volunteers receive initial and on-going training and support throughout the placement.

Please contact us at  enquiries@doorsteplibrary.org.uk  for more information and an application form.