“I never thought I would have all this confidence that I have got out of it” – Get Into Reading volunteer
The Reader Organisation provides opportunities for volunteers to be trained as readers for older people, assistants in Get Into Reading groups, or for office based roles.
Our volunteering programme aims to:
“I wholeheartedly recommend the experience of being a volunteer with The Reader Organisation – if you are willing to commit the time, to understand and engage with the way The Reader Organisation works, then it is a hugely rewarding and exciting project. – Volunteer, Barnet Volunteering Project
Volunteering is recognised as delivering important health and wellbeing benefits. Government health policy highlights its role in:
As well as the wellbeing benefits, 71% of our volunteers have enjoyed having had the opportunity to meet people that they wouldn’t usually meet in their day-to-day lives.
For information about our volunteering opportunities in Merseyside, please contact Volunteer Assistant, Katie Stevenson
For information about becoming involved with our volunteering project in Barnet, please contact Paul Higgins
We are currently looking for volunteers to take part in our Barnet project, reading and facilitating discussions for a minimum of half a day each week in various settings around the area. Please download this information leaflet for details about the opportunity, and contact Paul Higgins if interested. All applicants will be inducted in training commencing 24th October 2013.
If you have any suggestions on how we can enhance the Reader experience for you, please get in touch by filling out our quick form. Thank you.