Volunteer to be an event helper

Information about volunteering for an event helper role with Oxfordshire Libraries.

Our event helper volunteer supports library staff during the planning and delivery of events in the library.

Description

Purpose

  • to support library staff during the planning and delivery of events in the library

Activities

  • organising the event space by arranging chairs, tables to their best advantage
  • setting up the area where refreshments are to be served
  • greeting and welcoming attendees
  • advising where to put pushchairs and other belongings to comply with health and safety
  • providing attendees with assistance, if required, during activities
  • serving refreshments
  • washing up and tidying up library after the event has finished

Skills and abilities needed

  • to be friendly and have a welcoming manner
  • to enjoy helping others
  • to be able to work in a team with library staff and other volunteers