Pre-loved bookshop volunteer - Foxton Locks


Activities: Leadership and management, Practical, Environment, Outdoors, Heritage, Administration and support

Starts: 1 December 2021

Foxton Locks

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What's involved?

Do you have a passion for reading and literature?
At Foxton Locks the Trust are looking for volunteers to support with the pre-loved bookshop.
Volunteers will support with:
-sorting and organising books for display
-keeping storage areas and shelving areas tidy and well presented
-proactively getting new books in (could use social media or local contacts)
-looking at ways to grow charitable donations in the book shop

Ideally you’ll be able to give a couple of hours a week to give and gain the most from the task.

What's in it for you?

Opportunity to join an established team working at the famous Foxton locks. At Foxton Locks we have worked hard to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for our staff, volunteers and many visitors.
Foxton Locks is a famous site notably the home of the longest steepest staircase flight of locks in the UK, along with the remains of the Inclined Plane now a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Training will be required however, this volunteering opportunity will enable you to use existing skills and experiences to help make this wonderful destination even better and ensure its future longevity.

What skills are we looking for?

Friendly, organised book lover who would like to help us grow our charitable second-hand book offer on site.
Sorting/tidying, presentation skills, able to talk to people, can think creatively about how to make the best of the bookshop

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