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Pimlico Toy Library - Support Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

The Pimlico Toy Library (PTL) is a registered Charity founded in 1983 by Westminster Adult Education who supported, parents who wanted a place for their children to play in a safe, stimulated child - friendly atmosphere. Guidance from The National Association of Toy and Leisure Libraries has served us well. 

Trustees govern the Charity and the Coordinator and Toy Librarian, who joined as Volunteers in the 1980s, were recruited as staff members in the 1990s.

The need for play provision is as strong now as then. Thousands of children has taken part in activities and we often seen third generation children at play sessions.

We are keen to work in partnership with others to benefit the community and are members of the All Family’s Matter Consortium. PTL funding comes from private individuals, corporations, trusts, the local authority, member fees and donations.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:


When? Wednesday January 8th 2020

Venue: Pimlico Toy Library - SW1V 3EN

Start : 8.30am

End: 4.00pm

Take equipment – gym mats from PTL to venue for the day

Involves: lifting,carrying, pushing, setting up area.

Welcoming and directing families to their seats

Keeping all safe on site.


Skills Required:

  • Reliable, punctual, able to follow instructions 
  • Confident and able to communicate in English with a range of nationalities
  • Able to cope in a busy environment
  • Fit and able to lift and carry, walk to venue

Additional Benefits:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Learn about the charity sector 
  • Improve your communication skills and confidence
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?