Customer Services Volunteers in various Essex Libraries

This opportunity is available in the following libraries:

Writtle only

Join us to help customers enjoy using the library, Volunteers will be managed and supported by library staff.

We are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about libraries and enjoy working with people of all ages. You need to be willing to make a regular commitment.

There is initial training and on-going support from library staff.


What's involved?

Making all customers welcome, supporting them to use the library and talking to them about library services

Supporting people to borrow and return books on the self-service units

Basic IT support on the public computers

Helping people find the books they want and supporting basic enquiries

Shelving and helping with bookstock and requests

Opening and closing the library

Supporting children and young people to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Over 18s only
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 23/07/2015

End Date: 20/12/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

The total monthly hours needed are: Writtle - 4hrs


This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford

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