Do you want to gain new skills and experience that will look great on your CV? Do you want to meet new people? Do you want to help children enjoy reading? Want to give back to your community? By volunteering for the Summer Reading Challenge you’re achieving all these things.
We’re putting together a list of mood-boosting books for young people, and we want your recommendations!
Find out more about upcoming volunteer opportunities and how to log your volunteer hours.
You may not have heard already, but volunteers of the Summer Reading Challenge can count their hours towards achieving the volunteering section of their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award!
You can use lots of Reading Hack activities and volunteering hacks towards getting an Arts Award.
Volunteering (also called social action) involves doing something practical for other people to change their lives, community, or society for the better.
World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books, run by The Reading Agency. Every 23 April, passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities to share their love of reading with others.
Did you know that some of the Reading Hack activities and volunteering hacks can count towards the volunteering section of your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)?