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Yiewsley Library- Book Bunch Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

Yiewsley Library is a small but busy library in the heart of Yiewsley's diverse community. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and developing events and activities that meet the needs of our community.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Book bunch is our children's reading group for ages 7-11. The group encourages children to develop their reading, comprehension and writing skills.


Our current sessions are all fully booked with long waiting lists and we are looking to additional groups alongside our existing groups.


Volunteers would lead a group of 5-10 children as they read a book chosen by either the children or library staff and complete a short related activity (usually writing or illustration).


Training will be given in the form of shadowing existing sessions.


There will be opportunity for the volunteer to create activities and lead sessions.

Skills Required:

  • Confidence when engaging with children
  • Creativity
  • A basic understanding of children's books and reading levels

Additional Benefits:

  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Award Ceremony.
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?