Customer Services Volunteers in various Essex Libraries

This opportunity is available in the following libraries:

Springfield and Writtle

Join us to help customers enjoy using the library, Volunteers will be managed and supported by library staff.

We are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about libraries and enjoy working with people of all ages. You need to be willing to make a regular commitment.

There is initial training and on-going support from library staff.


What's involved?

Making all customers welcome, supporting them to use the library and talking to them about library services

Supporting people to borrow and return books on the self-service units

Basic IT support on the public computers

Helping people find the books they want and supporting basic enquiries

Shelving and helping with bookstock and requests

Opening and closing the library

Supporting children and young people to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website

Posted for

Essex Libraries

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website


  • Civic Responsibility and Communities


  • Supporting People and Befriending
  • Teaching and Training


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Over 18s only
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 23/07/2015 - 20/12/2019

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve



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