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About library volunteering

Volunteering at your library is flexible, and designed around your interests.

5 reasons to volunteer at Your Library:

  • You decide how much you would like to volunteer - all we ask is two hours a week
  • Make new friends, since 2016 over 850 people have volunteered across our library network
  • Develop new skills
  • Anyone can volunteer - you don't need qualifications or particular skills
  • Make a difference to your community

How you can help

With new and varied voluntary roles in libraries across Staffordshire, some of the things you can do include:

  • Helping your community to discover all your library has to offer
  • Support housebound people to access books and information
  • Running community events 
  • Helping people to get online and learn IT skills 
  • Supporting people to process their Blue Badge Applications
  • Volunteering in a Start Up Business Hub
  • Taking part in Summer Reading Challenge volunteer opportunities for 13 - 17 year old
  • Supporting our Places of Welcome coffee and chat sessions

The possibilities are endless!

Register your interest today!

Two hours a week can make all the difference. You could change your own life and the lives of those in your community, by helping to make your library a great place to be for future generations.  

If you would like to know more or want to have a chat about volunteering you can:

  • Call: 0300 111 8000
  • Email: volunteerinyourlibrary@staffordshire.gov.uk and give your name and contact number, and the library where you want to volunteer.
  • If you are a young volunteer - aged 13-16, please state this too.
  • After you have submitted your query a Community Support Officer will be in touch to discuss your volunteering requirements.

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