Events Volunteer

Campbeltown, Cardross, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilphead, Oban, Rosneath, Rothesay, Tarbert, Tiree, Tobermory
Posted 2 years ago

Events volunteers will support library staff to deliver events and activities in libraries for both adults and children, for example Harry Potter Night, author visits etc.

We require events volunteers to be a minimum of 16 years old.

Your time commitment will be:

  • volunteer hours will vary depending on your availability and the events/activities being delivered in your local library

Your involvement will be:

  • Supporting the library staff to plan and deliver library events
  • Helping with setting up, greeting customers, collecting tickets, swelling merchandise and clearing away the area or room used in the library
  • recording attendance at events/issue event evaluation forms
  • serving refreshments at events and other social activities
  • liaising with library staff regarding health and safety and housekeeping requirements

Your opportunity is:

  • Demonstrating or boosting communication skills and confidence
  • Gaining training and experience which may help you to gain employment in the future
  • Valuable experience to put on your CV
  • inspiring others and put your skills to good use
  • meeting new people and be part of a team
  • using or developing organisation, planning and event management skills

Your training will include:

  • A full induction and on-going support from library staff

The skills we are looking for are:

  • good communication and listening skills
  • confident and happy to get involved with lots of different events and activities with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • being flexible and able to help on a regular basis
  • being reliable and responsible

Who should you contact?

If you are interested in the role, or would just like a little bit more information please contact volunteering@liveargyll.co.uk

Application Form

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