Volunteer with libraries

 Volunteering is fun, rewarding and it changes lives. Come and experience it at your local library! We are looking for people from all walks of life to help us deliver amazing projects at our libraries for the benefit of the whole community.

Why volunteer with us?

  • you will enjoy meeting people and making new friends
  • you will increase your confidence in dealing with the public in a professional setting
  • you will learn skills around customer care, confidentiality and health and safety
  • you will gain valuable experience for your CV and  receive a reference if you volunteer  with us for more than 16 hours
  • personal satisfaction of helping other people to realise their potential

What do you need?

The minimum age for volunteering with Redbridge Libraries is 14 years but some roles require a minimum age of 18 years. Please read through the role description for the volunteer post you are interested in for more information.

You will need to have a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check carried out for certain volunteering positions. This is something we will arrange for you.

You will need to provide the contact details of 2 referees who are over 18, know you well but are not a member of your family.

Current volunteering opportunities

How to apply 

To apply to volunteer with us, please fill in our application form (PDF 397KB) and send it to us with a short email.

Redbridge CVS promote and assist us in finding suitable roles for potential Volunteers.

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