Youth Volunteering

Aged 14 and above?

Slough Libraries offers two main forms of volunteering:

Summer Reading Challenge Volunteering

Are you over the age of 14? Don't want to be bored this summer?
Help your local community this summer by volunteering at your local library!

  • Be part of a team of young people helping children develop a love for reading
  • Meet new people and gain unique experience
  • Great for your CV and personal statement!

If you want to know more take a look at the role description

Apply online using our online form:

Volunteers can work towards Vinspired awards for 10, 30, 50 or 100 hours volunteering.

Duke of Edinburgh Volunteering

Want to volunteer with Slough Libraries outside of the Summer Holidays? If you are a teenager or young adult aged 14+ and you are involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver or Gold schemes, you can do your volunteering with us at Britwell Library, Cippenham Library, Langley Library or The Curve!

You will get to help with activities such as

  • Shelving
  • Shelf-tidying
  • Craft preparation for children's events
  • Tidying/straightening the books
  • Finding books e.g. for reservations
  • Supporting an event
  • Help customers with the Self Service machine

If you're interested in this role download the Duke of Edinburgh volunteer role pack for more details. To apply download and fill in the application form and email it to us at

Please note: if you are interested in the Duke of Edinburgh Award but are not already involved, you will need to register for Duke of Edinburgh award scheme with another organisation, e.g. your school or other local group.

Slough Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.