Volunteer roles

Please click on the links below to find out about our roles. View detailed information about each role or go straight to our vacancies page to browse our current openings. 

IT roles

Digital Buddy: View role description

Family history volunteer: View role description

Working with older people roles

Home library service volunteer: View role description

Memories shared volunteer: View role description

Working with children roles

Children's activities volunteer: View role description

Storytime and Rhymetime volunteer: View role description

Class visits volunteer: View role description

Code Club volunteer: View role description 

Library service roles

Library services volunteer: View role description

Reading Friends volunteer: View role description

Skills sharing

If you are interested in sharing a skill such as a craft, language or a hobby and you would like to deliver a one-off workshop, run a regular group or a short course, we would love to hear from you.

There are opportunities for a range of different events at all of our libraries. Please contact the library volunteering team using the email address below or drop into your local library to discuss your ideas.

Roles for young people

Most of our volunteering roles are open to people aged 14 and over, the exception being home library service volunteers. We also offer Duke of Edinburgh volunteering opportunities for the bronze, silver and gold awards.

If you would like to volunteer with the library service for your Duke of Edinburgh Award, you do not need to attend an information hour. Please contact your local library to find out about Duke of Edinburgh Award volunteering.

Summer Reading Challenge volunteering is available as a short-term opportunity at all libraries between July and September every year. This opportunity is open to everyone aged 14 and over.

Year 10 work experience 

One-week work experience opportunities are available in North Somerset libraries. For more information, please contact Karen Owen, our Business Support Officer using the details below.

Extended work experience opportunities

If you are at school and looking for an extended, regular work experience opportunity, we may be able to offer a combination of the above roles at some libraries. Please register to attend an information hour.