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Meet new people, learn new skills, fill your personal reading library and make a difference in your local community by volunteering with The Reader. 

You're joining a movement

  • 526

    Groups around the UK.

  • 10,000

    People reached.

  • 94%

    Feel better after a Shared Reading group.

  • 84%

    Make new friends at a Shared Reading group.

We have Shared Reading volunteer opportunities to suit your time and talents – whether you’re an Advocate shouting about Shared Reading, a Reader Leader looking after your own group or an Organiser growing a Shared Reading community. 

However you choose to volunteer with us, Shared Reading will be at the heart of your experience. All volunteers get a transformational training programme and ongoing support. Fill out the form below to get started.

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