Fit, Feed and Read Programme Volunteer

Our Fit, Feed and Read Programme offers a mixture of reading and sporty activities. It's aimed at children 5-11 years old.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

As a Fit, Feed and Read Programme volunteer, you will;
•Register children for the programme
•Set up and clear away resources used for activities
•Help give out food
•Encourage children to take part and progress during the programme
•Talk to children about what they're reading

Skill and Qualifications Required:

•Be able to arrange items in numerical and alphabetical order
•Be physically able to push, bend, stretch, reach and lift
•Be neat and have an attention to detail
•Have the patience, enthusiasm and communication skills to encourage a love of sports and reading
•Be friendly and welcoming
•Have a non-judgemental attitude

Areas of Interest: Children, Community, Sport, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Groups, Indoor, Long term commitment, Micro, Older people, Outdoor, People seeking work, People with a visual impairment, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending, Coaching, Outdoors, Training
Skills gained in this role: Creativity, Leadership, Managing people, Organising, Outdoor work
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Lift to other floors / step free access throughout the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
Organisation Profile: We have 17 local libraries in the area, as a library we have lots of events and activities taking place in our libraries, including IT training, reading and poetry groups and writing workshops. All our libraries have accessible computers free to use, and we offer a doorstep library service to people with certain needs.