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Library Volunteering Opportunities

Please note that as library events and activities are currently suspended due to the ongoing pandemic, our volunteer roles are on hold and we will not be recruiting new volunteers at present. Any applications received will be processed in due course.

Library volunteering opportunities

We update our opportunities each month, so keep checking back. We would love to hear from anyone with a specific idea in mind that is not covered by the role descriptions further down the page.

Current vacancies

Central Library
Crayford Library
Erith Library
Sidcup Library
Thamesmead Library
Welling Library 
All Libraries

We are looking for volunteers who have an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to help us set up and run Coding Clubs, Discovery Clubs and Digital Maker’s Clubs for children and young people.

Home Library Service

We are seeking volunteers to deliver our Home Library Service. This free service is available for any resident of Bexley who is unable to reach and use their local library.

For more information please contact the Home Library Service on
020 3045 4565, email LibraryCommunityServices@bexley.gov.uk, or ask at your local library.

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

There are occasionally opportunities to volunteer at Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre. 
To express your interest, please email archives@bexley.gov.uk outlining why you want to volunteer and your availability.

Volunteer Role Descriptions

Activity (Adults) Volunteer 

Bexley Battle Gamers Volunteer

Children's Activity Volunteer

Coding Club Volunteer

Computer Buddy Volunteer

Digilab Volunteer

Home Library Service Volunteer

Local Studies Volunteer

Reading Friends Volunteer

How to apply

Please complete a Volunteer Application Form (PDF)  and email it to libraries@bexley.gov.uk, hand in to any Bexley Library or post to:

Volunteers
Bexley Library Service
Maidstone Road
Sidcup
Kent
DA14 5HS

We also offer volunteering opportunities for people taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.

Process for volunteers

Prospective volunteers will be required to attend a short, informal interview.

Please note that the Home Library Service volunteer role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Further Information

If you have any questions or would like further information about any aspect of volunteering with us please email libraries@bexley.gov.uk


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