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Volunteer in a library

Why we need volunteers

We are looking for volunteers of all ages to help out in a range of different roles. Some do short-term projects, and some stay for years! You can read more about the different roles and the experiences of some of our volunteers below.

How to apply

No one is excluded from volunteering however there is a legal requirement that for some activities with children and/or vulnerable people volunteers may be screened (DBS check).

We will contact you after we receive your application to arrange an interview. Your personal information will remain confidential.

What can you do?

Download the descriptions of the roles we offer:

Why not join up to the Reading Hack? This is a programme led by young people aged 13 -24 who do reading activities and volunteering called hacks to gain skills and experience.

Reading Hack Check out the website and sign up now!

The following role applies to Bourton, Churchdown, Moreton, Nailsworth, Prestbury, Up Hatherley and Wotton libraries only

The following role relates to Bourton library only

Volunteer Role Stow Visitor Information Centre only

The following roles are available at Charlton Kings, Gloucester, Quedgeley and Tewkesbury libraries only

The following roles are available at Tewkesbury library only

What is it like to volunteer in a library?

Read about the experiences of some of our volunteers

Find other ways to volunteer

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