Volunteer in Bolling Hall Community Library

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to help deliver a new and improved library service from Bolling Hall Museum. If you love working with people and have a few hours to spare each week, why not become a volunteer at Bolling Hall Community Library? Bradford Libraries offer a wide range of services including, books, free use of computers and the internet, information, activities and events for people of all ages. As a volunteer at Bolling Hall you would join a brand new team working to deliver a library service that compliments and enriches the visitor experience at the museum.

We can offer you the opportunity to: • Meet new people and have fun • Learn new skills and to build on experience and skills you already have • Gain pride in making a valuable contribution to your local community • Learn about local history • Help support the library service in your area • Develop an exciting new link between the library and museum service • Improve your personal wellbeing

Skills

Volunteers at Bolling Hall will offer our customers: • A warm welcome into the library • Fun and educational activity packs for all ages that enrich the museum visitor experience • Assistance in borrowing, returning and reserving books • Help to get online • Help to access information using books, IT and council resources • Storytimes, Rhymetimes and children’s events • A brilliant, well presented range of books and reading materials • Local and Family history • Clubs, activities and events for people of all ages • Support to improve health and wellbeing • Promotion of the library service in the local area

This opportunity will suit you if: • You are friendly, helpful and have great people skills • You have an enthusiasm for books, learning and local history • You have basic IT skills and can use the internet • You can communicate well with others, in person and in writing • You are open to training and learning new skills • At this library, fluency in a community language would be an asset.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    16 years and over
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    https://bradfordmuseums.org/get-involved/volunteering

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Volunteering times will be Wednesday to Sunday, 11am – 4pm. Let us know which day/s you prefer.


Location

Bolling Hall Library
Bolling Hall Museum
Bowling Hall Rd,
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD4 7LP


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