Idea Store - Summer Reading Challenge Reading Hack 2017

Summer Reading Challenge Reading Hack 2017

Are you aged between 14 -17 years old and live or go to school in Tower Hamlets?

The Summer Reading Challenge is heading towards Idea Stores and libraries in the school summer holidays and this is a good chance to get on board and help us with the scheme and deliver events for younger children.

You can volunteer to help us for up to two weeks for two hours per day, any day of the week.

In return you will obtain

• Valuable work experience
• A reference for employment
• Gain confidence
• Develop your social and literacy skills
• Make new friends

You will need to attend an interview at your preferred site on one of the dates in July 2017 below. Times of interiews will vary and will be emailed to you.

Idea Store Bow 8, 12 and 16 July
Idea Store Canary Wharf 3, 6 and 7 July
Idea Store Whitechapel 18, 22 and 25 July
Idea Store Chrisp Street 14, 15 and 21 July
Idea Store Watney Market 1, 6 and 8 July
Cubitt Town Library 4 and 6 July
Bethnal Green Library 5 and 6 July

Full training will be given but you must be able to attend the training session at the Idea Store you want to volunteer in. This will last approximately 2 hours. Some sites are scheduling two training dates but you only need to attend one.

Training sessions 's dates are in July and start at 4pm.

Idea Store Bow 17 and 19 July
Idea store Canary Wharf 17 and 20 July
Idea Store Whitechapel 27 and 28 July
Idea Store Chrisp Street 24 and 25 July
Idea Store Watney Market 13 and 15 July
Cubitt Town Library 18 July
Bethnal Green Library 13 July

Celebration of Achievement Awards Ceremony to pick up your certificate will be at Idea Store Whitechapel on 15 September from 6pm.

Spaces for volunteers are limited for each site and applications will be considered on a first come basis  

14 and 15 year olds will need parental consent.

Are you interested? Fill out the online application form and someone will be in touch with you soon.