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Family History Helper - Aylsham Library

Family History Helper - Aylsham Library

Organisation role · 1–2 hrs/Week
7 Hungate St, Aylsham, Norwich NR11 6AA, UK
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Summary

We are looking for a volunteer to provide family history help on Wednesday mornings.

Detailed description

The aim of the role is to spend time with people of all ages, specifically offering help with family history-related queries, focussing on the use of Find My Past. To make customers aware of other resources within the county as appropriate.


You will be asked to:


  • Guide others and encourage an enjoyment of researching family history
  • Be available within the library at agreed times to offer support to customers beyond the help paid staff are able to give with family history enquiries
  • Encourage safe use of the internet
  • Offer support with navigating Find My Past and finding different records related to researching family history


Key skills include:


  • An interest in family history research
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of using Find My Past (the library holds a subscription to this resource)
  • Confident guiding a range of adults with different learning needs
  • Able to organise own time

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

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About Norfolk Library and Information Service

Norfolk Library and Information Service is nationally recognised as being one of the best library services in the country. We're an integral part of the public service offer in Norfolk. Our vision is for everyone in Norfolk to use their inspirational, safe and welcoming libraries. Our volunteers support and add value to our Library services. We have roles to suit all needs and we welcome volunteers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.