Do you remember a character from a childhood book as fondly as an old friend?
If you do, you’ll know the magic of being able to slip into another world as and when you need to, or how books can make your world a bigger, brighter place.
For bookworms especially, it’s hard to believe that anyone could see reading as anything other than empowering, or even just a pleasure. For the third of children from disadvantaged areas who leave primary school without being able to read well, often it’s nothing but a chore.
That’s why we like to turn up on the doorstep, with backpacks of books, two little stools, and a pair of volunteers who know that words take you places
Click on the heading below to find more information about each role and to apply.
Passionate about our work on the ground? Help us mobilize people to get involved in their local Doorstep Library project, through volunteering, fundraising or individual giving.
We’re looking for someone to coordinate our brand new project in the Edgware Road/Marylebone area, supporting a team of ten volunteers and the families they visit each week.
3) Digital Marketing Internship
We’re looking for someone who is excited about all things digital and ready to transform our social media output with creative, on the ground multimedia content rooted in the stories of our families and our of volunteers.
4) PR Volunteer
With three new Doorstep Library projects starting in the next month, we’re looking for an experienced PR officer to help us with drumming up press coverage about future plans. Immediate start for a 3-5 day project.