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Members Group chairperson

We are looking for a chairperson to be the key point of contact between the library manager and existing Members Group to help improve and support the library.

Location(s)

Haverhill Library

Book Sales volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to assist our Stock Unit with managing our inventory of pre-loved and withdrawn stock for sale to help generate vital funds for our library services.

Location(s)

Stock Unit

Diversity promoter

We are looking for people who are passionate about making our volunteers, Member Groups, and Board membership as diverse as the communities of Suffolk. If you have the commitment to make this happen, we would be delighted to have you as part of our team.

Location(s)

All library locations

Reading With Dementia volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate book groups to support people living with dementia and their careers, in partnership with The Reading Agency.

Location(s)

Newmarket Library

Reading Quest volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate the Reading Quest challenge this summer for young children. Duties include listening to children talk about their books, suggesting titles and logging their progress.

Location(s)

All library locations

Member Group trustees

We are looking for people to join the existing trustees and library managers in supporting our libraries and the local communites.

Location(s)

Moreton Hall Library
Wickham Market Library
Sudbury Library
Ipswich County Library
Hadleigh Library

Member Group secretary

We are looking for volunteers to be a key point of communication and provide administration for Member Group meetings.

Location(s)

Haverhill Library

General library volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support the library manager and staff. Duties include putting books on shelves, finding books for customers, tidying displays and helping visitors.

Location(s)

Rushmere (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Red Lodge (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Kedington Library
Kessingland Library

Home Library Service volunteer (18+)

We are looking for people to help discuss and deliver books to customers who are unable to visit their local library due to health or mobility issues.

Location(s)

Bungay Community Library
Lowestoft Library
Beccles Library
Mildenhall Library
Red Lodge (Suffolk Libraries Local)

Café volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help provide refreshments and engage with visitors at the Voices café. This role is for a minimum of 6 months, working in partnership with the café volunteers, library manager and other staff.

Location(s)

Gainsborough Community Library

Garden volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help support in maintaining our library garden spaces and enhance the space for the wellbeing of library users.

Location(s)

Great Cornard Library

M-Powered Group volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate our M-Powered menopause support group sessions at the library.

Location(s)

Chantry Library
Hadleigh Library

Explore Together volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to join our new Explore Together telephone support service to chat with isolated, vulnerable people over the phone and research opportunities in their local area to get involved with.

Location(s)

County-wide

Library activity volunteer

We are looking for volunteers (aged 18+) to help support the library manager in running events and activities for adults and children, such as storytime sessions, social groups and craft clubs.

Location(s)

Rushmere (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Red Lodge (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local)
Kesgrave Library
Kedington Library

Home Education volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support the library manager in running local Elective Home Education groups and helping with the delivery of activities or events for the group.

Location(s)

Framlingham Library

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