Become a Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteer!

Make a difference this summerWhat you’ll get out of it

  • Valuable work experience and a verified log of accrued volunteer hours
  • The opportunity to develop confidence, social skills, employability and literacy skills and to make a positive contribution to your community – and a chance to make new friends

What will you be doing as a young volunteer?

  • Signing children up to the challenge and helping them find and choose books
  • Helping children and families to use the Summer Reading Challenge website and to download the Summer Reading Challenge app
  • Helping with events and activities to help children share their reading choices and collecting feedback

What are we looking for in a young volunteer?
You will be aged between 14 and 24 years and must commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week across 4 weeks (12hrs in total over the summer).

You will need good communication skills and preferably a willingness to engage with children and families in both Welsh and English; an interest in supporting and working with children, and in books and reading; and a flexible, friendly approach to tasks undertaken, punctuality and reliability.

There’s an application form here. Closing date for application: Friday July 8th. We look forward to hearing from you!

  Contact for further information
Corwen Library bethan.hughes@denbighshire.gov.uk
Denbigh Library llinos.davies@denbighshire.gov.uk
Llangollen Library bethan.hughes@denbighshire.gov.uk
Prestatyn Library beverley.kirkham@denbighshire.gov.uk
Rhuddlan Library lucy.williams@denbighshire.gov.uk
Rhyl Library lucy.williams@denbighshire.gov.uk
Ruthin Library llinos.davies@denbighshire.gov.uk
St Asaph Library beverley.kirkham@denbighshire.gov.uk
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