Young Volunteers Team

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic and responsible individuals who are willing to take an active part within their community and aid their local library service.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

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

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

Organising events.
Assisting our social media team.
Mystery shopping to assess our librarian's customer service.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic and responsible individuals who are willing to take an active part within their community and aid their local library service.

Areas of Interest: Community, Event, Families, Health and wellbeing, Heritage, IT, Libraries, Museums, Public events, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Event, School students, Under 16s, University students, With friends
What activities will the volunteer do? IT, Management, Social media, Technology, Virtual Volunteering
Skills gained in this role: Creativity, Governance, Leadership, Organising, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: No
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: Oldham Library Service
Organisation Profile: Oldham Council libraries provides access, through a network of 12 libraries and a Library At Home Service, to a creative and wide range of services, including: • Resources available for loan such as books and audio-visual materials. • Reference titles • Digital resources (including e-books) • Internet access • Community and study spaces • Events and activities At the heart of our library offer is a high quality information service that supports the development of knowledge, enabling customers of all ages and walks of life to make intellectual journeys and develop their skills. The libraries are a community hub where all are welcome whatever their background. They offer a safe space for everyone. Alongside being a facility for free information and reading, Oldham Council libraries offers access to many other services, including for example, IT literacy courses, Job Clubs and live theatre performances. Oldham Council libraries actively supports the Council’s commitment to creating a co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Our core values are encompassed within the word FORWARD and are as follows: • Fairness • Openness • Responsibility • Working Together • Accountability • Respect • Democracy