Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

The Library supports two student volunteering programmes: Library Volunteers and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS).

Library Volunteers work with Library staff to support and add value to services provided by the Library.

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Volunteering this year has been amazing! I’ve worked with some great people who’ve made the experience memorable!” (Library Volunteer)

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be provided with comprehensive training
  • You will become part of a volunteering community
  • You will have opportunities to attend additional developmental sessions
  • You will be supported to gain a Hull Employability Award
  • You will get recognition from the University
  • You will gain desirable skills that employers are looking for
  • Library Volunteers receive a polo shirt and lanyard and PASS Leaders receive a hoodie

 

What do Library Volunteers do?

  • Provide support to our customers
  • Help gather customer feedback
  • Share ideas to improve the customer experience
  • Help with general library task
  • Help to support our workshops
  • Share your own study experiences
  • Act as ambassadors for the library
  • Help us develop student-friendly resources

 

“Brilliant for developing new skills that are great for a CV. Helped massively with building my confidence!” (PASS Leader)

What do PASS Leaders do?

PASS is based in a number of academic subjects across the University. PASS Leaders work in pairs to facilitate weekly study sessions for less experienced students.

  • Support less experienced students
  • Design learning activities to encourage student interaction
  • Use facilitation skills to help students find the answer themselves
  • Work with other PASS Leaders in subject area
  • Share your own study experiences
  • Use PASS techniques to get students talking
  • Do not teach – instead PASS Leaders use facilitation 

“Volunteering at the Library has been amazing! Can’t wait to come back next year!” (Library Volunteer)