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

You're joining a movement

  • 700

    Groups around the UK.

  • 10,000

    People reached.

  • 93%

    Feel better after a Shared Reading group.

  • 84%

    Make new friends at a Shared Reading group.

Whether you’re looking to lead a Shared Reading group in your local area or to get involved in activities at our organisational home in Calderstones Park, we have a variety of volunteering opportunities on offer.

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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