Doorstep Library Wants Reading Volunteers

Help bring the joy of books to children across the borough

Volunteers can work face to face or online

Doorstep Library is looking for Reading Volunteers to bring the joy of reading into children’s homes.

It runs projects in Hammersmith, Parsons Green, Fulham Broadway, East Acton and Shepherd's Bush as well as in other boroughs across London on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays afternoons from 4.30pm to 7.00pm.

The community-focused charity has Regular and Stand-in volunteer roles as well as an Online Reading Volunteer role

Its work is concentrated in areas where it knows opportunities for reading are restricted – there may be limited access to books in the home or language barriers may be preventing parents or guardians from being able to provide additional reading support to the children in their care.

Bring the joy of reading into children's homes
Bring the joy of reading into children's homes

Equipped with a reading stool and a supply of books, the charity’s volunteers are right there on the doorstep, in person or online, ready to help.

It aims to use books to fuel children’s natural love of stories, fire their imaginations, and encourage their appreciation of reading.

To find out more about how you can volunteer to help visit the charity’s website.


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June 3, 2022

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