Home Library Service volunteer – Blaby

Opportunity by Leicestershire County Council Communities and Wellbeing Service (Heritage and Libraries)
Location Blaby, Leicester, UK

We're looking for friendly volunteers in the Blaby area who can choose and select books from the library for people who can no longer access our services, based on their likes and interests, before delivering them to their homes.

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About this role

We’re looking for friendly volunteers who can deliver books to people’s homes who are unable to access our Libraries.

As a Home Library Service volunteer you will:
– Choose and select books from the library, based on client’s likes and interests
-Deliver them at a mutually convenient time, collecting and returning the books once the client has finished with them
– Stay for a friendly chat, for those clients who would also like a befriending service
– Champion the libraries digital offer when appropriate

Personal development opportunities:

– Opportunity to enrich lives and reduce social isolation in your community
– Gain experience of supporting people of different ages and abilities
– Meet new people and enhance your communication skills
– Increase your own confidence and wellbeing
– Full training to use library services, including our digital offer
– Opportunity for training as appropriate to the role

Is this you?

– Patient, enthusiastic, friendly and approachable
– Good communication and listening skills
– Confident working with people of all ages and abilities
– Willing to travel (ability to drive would be advantageous)
– Willing to undertake training to help carry out this role
– Age 18 and above

When you can volunteer



  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check

An enhanced DBS check is needed for this role which will be provided by Leicestershire County Council


Location Blaby, Leicester, UK

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