Volunteering is a
great way to build on your life skills and is also a fun way to meet new
people. The benefits of volunteering cannot be underestimated.
There are opportunities to volunteer at the library, including:
Library Technology Assistant
A Technology Assistant Volunteer may be asked to:
- develop the understanding of a user to better operate the device they own.
- assist in the discovery of hardware or software.
- assist the library member of available resources, such as eBooks, and assist them in their use.
Home Library Service
A Home Library Service Volunteer may be asked to:
- Assist library staff with delivering resources to individuals who are unable to visit the library.
Library Collections Assistant
A Library Collections Assistant Volunteer may be asked to:
- Assist with maintaining the library collection.
- Check the order of items on shelves.
- Locate items from lists.
- Weed items in bad condition from the library collection.
Local History Digitisation Volunteer
A Local History Digitisation Volunteer may be asked to:
- Use scanning and photography equipment to digitise items in the local history collection.
There are many resources available at the library to help people learning English as an additional language, or for adults who would like to improve their English skills.
Read Write Now
Read Write Now is a volunteer group that provides free one-to-one assistance to adults wanting to improve their reading, writing, spelling, maths and/or IT skills. Volunteers regularly use the library as a meeting place.
Visit Read Write Now or call 1800 018 802 for more information.
Books made to assist people learning English can be borrowed from the Read Write Now collection in the library.
Get ready for the IELTS exam or improve your English with this online practice course.
General Training module or Academic module.
Note: If you are using Road to IELTS in the library you will find earphones helpful for listening to the sounds.