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Burngreave Library Volunteering

Burngreave Library has been a volunteer-run library for 4 years. To mark this milestone we’re celebrating the wonderful work the volunteers have achieved! Find out more about Custos below:

Custos Sophiae (nom de plume meaning Guardian of Wisdom) has been volunteering at Burngreave Library since the summer of 2017. I first found out about the volunteering opportunity through my family who told me about the role. I’m very happy to be part of the team and feel productive when at the Library.

Meet Phil – Burngreave Library Volunteer

Burngreave Library has been a volunteer-run library for 4 years. To mark this milestone we’re celebrating the wonderful work the volunteers have achieved! Find out more about Phil below:

My name is Phil and I have been a Burngreave Library volunteer for just over 1 year. A friend who was already volunteering recommended it to me and so I went to see Marcia (Burngreave Library Co-ordinator) who discussed the role with me, showed me around and introduced me to the team.

Meet Bonnie – Burngreave Library Volunteer

Burngreave Library has been a volunteer-run library for 4 years. To mark this milestone we’re celebrating the wonderful work the volunteers have achieved! Find out more about Bonnie below:

My name is Bonnie and I have been volunteering at Burngreave Library for just over 1 year now. As a library user, I came into the library one day and starting chatting to Marcia, who told me about the volunteering opportunities. Since joining the team, I have loved being able to give back to the community.

Meet Christina – Burngreave Library Volunteer

Burngreave Library has been a volunteer-run library for 4 years. To mark this milestone we’re celebrating the wonderful work the volunteers have achieved! Find out more about Christina below:

My name is Christina and I have volunteered at Burngreave Library since it became a volunteer-led library. As a frequent user, I wanted to make sure that the library remained open, both for myself and the Burngreave community.

SIV Vacancy

Could you inspire and motivate people with long term health conditions to change their lives for the better? If so, SIV want to hear from you!

SIV have a permanent job opportunity for an Exercise Referral Specialist, working across Sheffield for 30 hours a week.

Go to https://www.siv.org.uk/jobs to find out more.

Employment Team Hits Sheffield’s Working Target

Congratulations to SOAR Employment Team for reaching their Sheffield’s Working target! The Sheffield City Council contract aimed to secure 80 clients into work and having sustained at least 4 weeks in employment.

This work was done from October 1st 2018 and on the 16th of September, the team had achieved on the contract. Phil Johnson of SCC wrote: “Congratulations. SOAR has achieved its Sheffield Working target of 80 clients 4 weeks in work. Well done and thank you for all your hard work.”

SOAR Centres Team Vacancy

SOAR has a vacancy in our Centres Team, to support the day to day running of our buildings, primarily SOAR Works and The Learning Zone.

SOAR is an award-winning regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, training and support into employment.

Reception & Buildings Co-ordinator

Are You Aged 50+ Living in Burngreave? Come over for a Cuppa!

Come along to our new fortnightly group, ‘The Comfort Zone’. You can take part in a range of activities, from money management workshops to learning a new skill or just simply have a cuppa and a chat, all in a friendly and comfortable environment.

 Lunch will be provided for £1 donation.

Where? Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Road, Sheffield S3 9DD

Are You Aged 50+ & Looking for Support with Your Finances?

If you live in Burngreave, you can come along to our benefits and finance drop-in at Burngreave Library. We may be able to help you with Universal Credit, making your money stretch further, budgeting, benefit applications, and lots more!

A qualified Benefit Advice Worker will be available to help.

Where? Burngreave Library, Sorby House, 42 Spital Street, Sheffield S4 7LC