Home Library Service delivery

  • VO86599


Volunteer would be required to collect a bag of up to 10 books from Public Libraries, to deliver to housebound individuals or Care Facilities. There would be no minimum number of individuals e.g. one volunteer could be responsible for 1 library member. The process could be done on foot if feasible, but it is likely that this opportunity would be done by car.

Organisation aims and objectives

To advance the arts, heritage, culture and science. To advance public participation of sport. To provide recreational facilities and organise recreational activities with such facilities/activities being made available to members of the public at large with the object of improving conditions of life. To advance education. To advance health. To advance citizenship and/or community development(which may include the promotion of civic responsibility, volunteering, the voluntary sector and/or the effectiveness or efficiency of charities) Please look at the website provided to see the many services provided.


Experience required: The volunteer would require a clean driving licence and a PVG. Some light lifting of book bags would be required. A person who enjoys interacting between library members receiving deliveries would be desirable
Travel details: There is demand for Book Delivery across the authority. Book collection points would be located in William Patrick, Bishopbriggs, and Milngavie & Bearsden Libraries. You will be allocated to the library closest to you or off your choice
Minimum age: 17


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 45p per mile – as per claim submission
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 4 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.