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Coventry Libraries

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Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer roles include:

• Welcoming people to the library service and guiding them to the services within the Library

• Demonstrate and assist the public in using Self-Service machines to issue and return Library items

• Assist the public in accessing information and undertaking online transactions


Volunteering opportunities are available across the 17 libraries in Coventry

Travel expenses are reimbursed by the organisation.

Time Commitment

Flexible volunteering hours available to suit you.

The time commitment required will vary depending on the library you are volunteering in. Opening hours can change dependent on the library and hours are flexible.


You will receive a thorough induction on the work of the Library, its staff, your volunteering role and the support and training you need to meet the responsibilities of the role.

You will be supported by library staff who will meet regularly with you to discuss your volunteering and development.


You will need to have basic communication skills, be reliable and able to engage with people of all ages, races, culture and abilities.

How to get involved

To volunteer contact volunteering at coventry dot gov dot uk

For more information visit Coventry City Council website

This is an external opportunity.

Why get involved?

Volunteering in a library is a great opportunity for you to meet new people, learn new skills, build your self-esteem and confidence and have something great to put on your CV!

View our top reasons why you should volunteer

This is an external opportunity

Warwick Volunteers cannot be held responsible for external volunteering opportunities advertised, but we do make every effort to ensure that all the information we publish is accurate. We advise volunteers to use their own judgement when selecting potential opportunities, and to check all details concerning prospective volunteering activity with the organisation involved. Please make sure that you have received all necessary training and information regarding your own health and safety before commencing volunteering.