SW1W, London
£23,500 per year pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 1pm or 2pm - 7pm, two days per week (Tuesday and Thursday)
Job description
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Here at Doorstep Library we believe in the power of words to take you places. We are a not-for-profit community organisation dedicated to bringing the gift of books and the joy of reading into the homes of families who need our support. Our Home and Online Reading Volunteers go into homes in disadvantaged areas across London, to inspire a love of books, of stories and storytelling, and to instil a lifelong passion for reading

We are looking for a part-time Team Leader to coordinate two projects per week.  This is an on the ground role and you will be responsible for coordinating up to 10 volunteers. You will be truly passionate about the work that we do to support children and families and you will have outstanding interpersonal skills to build relationships with both our dedicated volunteers and the whole family. You will inspire a love of reading in the children we visit, and be a friendly face for their parents/carers, providing support and information where needed. Seeing so many excited faces when you turn up at the door makes this a very rewarding role! 

Please download the Job Description for more detail. Please note we will be interviewing as applications are received, so apply early to avoid disappointment. 

Doorstep Library is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and all those it comes into contact with. All employees undergo rigorous safer recruitment processes including interview questions, an enhanced DBS check, references and training, and are expected to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures at all times. 

Application Instructions

Please apply by CV and covering letter outlining why you want to work at the Doorstep Library and how your skills experience have prepared you for the role

More about Doorstep Library

We are an innovative charity using trained home-reading volunteers to improve the reading of disadvantaged young people from 0-11.  Doorst... Read more

Refreshed on: 11 December 2021
Closed date: 26 December 2021
Job ref: Team Leader
Tags: Project Management, Volunteer Management

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