Volunteering in Libraries

Have some time to spare? Why not volunteer with us?

Why Volunteer

  • Learn new skills
  • Boost confidence
  • Gain experience
  • Sense of satisfaction from helping others
  • Meet others in your community
  • Contribute to the development of your area and the city

What We Offer You

  • Support from a named mentor
  • Any training required for the role
  • Reference if needed for future job applications

How to Volunteer

  1. Have a read through the opportunities below and decide which role suits you best
  2. Fill in the application form below
  3. We will then be in touch to advise whether or not you are invited to interview
  4. If successful at interview we will call in your references and arrange a DBS check if appropriate

For informal enquiries, email us at library.volunteer@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Current Opportunities

NEW Opportunity!

  • Summer Reading Challenege - We are looking for volunteers to help us run this year's Summer Reading Challenge! Click on the rol Description for full details of the role and how to apply. Please see below PDF of Role description. 

Click on the opportunity to download a role description (PDF format).

Future Opportunities

We are not currently recruiting to these roles but keep an eye out for future opportunities in these areas, which will be listed on this page.

Code Club

Teaching children how to code using Scratch

Local Studies

Increasing access to our local history collections

Reading for Dementia

Projects to support those living with dementia