Story & Rhyme Volunteer

Opportunity by Leicestershire County Council Communities and Wellbeing Service (Heritage and Libraries)
Location Glen Hills Library, Dorothy Avenue, Glen Parva, Leicester, UK

Help promote reading for fun with children of all ages as a Story and Rhyme Volunteer at Glen Hills Library.

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About this role

Story Time is an enjoyable, social and educational activity that encourages interaction and listening skills for children of all ages through sharing stories. The sessions contribute to social and language development in children of all ages and promote reading as enjoyable and fun. The role is ideally shared by more than one volunteer so that individuals are supported in the role. Volunteers activities will include:

• Prepare and run a regular Story Time session in the library
• Welcome children and their parents/carers as they arrive and introduce new people to the group
• Select suitable reading material and lead the telling of stories and rhymes
• Encourage and support children and their parents/carers to participate in the sessions
• Use appropriate library resources for the sessions
• Creation and sharing of promotional materials
• Promote library services (as appropriate)


WHEN: 10:00-10:30am every Wednesday

When you can volunteer



Volunteers will have the opportunity to:
• Gain or develop experience working with children and carers in library setting
• Achieve satisfaction of working with families and helping them learn
• Experience and rewards of being a valued member of a wider volunteering community
• Gain a unique volunteering experience which could support a personal statement or job application


Location Glen Hills Library, Dorothy Avenue, Glen Parva, Leicester, UK

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