As well as talking to the children about books they’ve read you will also record their progress and give out stickers, etc. You’ll gain valuable experience of interacting with children. As volunteers you can give as much or as little time as you want, you can choose the days and times you volunteer and it doesn't matter if you’re going away on holiday. The Summer Reading Challenge sessions are usually during the morning, afternoon and evenings and the volunteering will be for around two hours each time.
This is a great experience where you can help younger children and add it to your CV!
Go to www.havering.gov.uk/volunteer, choose the ‘Library volunteers’ link, read the Summer Reading Challenge volunteer profile and apply online.
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