Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Home Library Service for LiveWire CIC

Role Type: Casual
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Supporting people
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

What would I be doing?

To provide access to the library service for members of the community, who
due to long or short term illness or disability, are unable to visit a library in
person.
The role entails choosing and delivering books to them at their home
and returning them to the library as necessary.

Volunteer duties will include: Sourcing reading materials tailored to the client’s needs and interests. Regularly visiting the client to exchange books/reading materials. Renew the client’s books should they wish to keep them longer, Visit client on a day/time agreed between client and volunteer.
Note: Staying and chatting with the client when visiting is optional
however, many clients do value this as part of the service.

What skills do I need?

Skills you will need for the role are reliability, patience, be able to communicate effectively and enjoy meeting new people.

About LiveWire CIC

All Leisure, Libraries and Lifestyles services transferred from Warrington Borough Council to LiveWire in 2012. LiveWire is a Community Interest Company (CIC), so any profit generated is reinvested back into developing and improving its facilities and services for the community to use.

Recruitment and training details:

Induction to LiveWire.
Volunteer Handbook.
Accompanied first client visit.
Informal training to perform role
Ongoing guidance and support.

Is a DBS required? No
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