Why Does Doorstep Library Need Champions?
Champions are a vital part of our story as they help us to raise awareness with new and more varied audiences.
With more awareness comes more opportunities for building partnerships and attracting more volunteers and donors. Both of these elements are crucial to ensuring our families receive the support that they need and enabling us to expand our reach further.
What Is The Role Of A Doorstep Champion?
As a Doorstep Library Champion, you will help us raise awareness and support our work in your day-to-day ranging from leafleting to connecting us with your networks. Some responsibilities include:
Connect With Our Social Media Platforms
Our social media platforms include Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. By regularly liking and sharing our posts, it helps us to expand our reach and attract new followers.
Leafleting Around Your Local Area
Create Your Own Content/Posts
Creating social media posts and your own written content (e.g. personal blogs or articles) which promote Doorstep Library’s work and volunteering opportunities is a really valuable exercise. Just be sure to tag us in your work and direct users to our website.
Invite Us To Give Talks
We are always looking for opportunities to spread the word about Doorstep Library. As a Champion, you can invite us to give talks about our charity and our volunteering roles at your workplace/school/university or to have a presence at wider events.
You could also introduce or recommend us to your friends, family and wider network.
Take Part In Our Campaigns
You will also take part in our annual campaigns and events such as dressing up for World Book Day to support our work.
Why Should You Become A Doorstep Library Champion?
From enhancing your CV to building teamwork and confidence, there are a number of reasons why volunteering with Doorstep Library as a Champion can be beneficial.
- Build Teamwork – You can join a community of volunteers who are united in supporting our mission and will be brought together by taking part in events to support us.
- Get Involved With Your Local Community – Supporting Doorstep Library will create opportunities to connect with new people and engage with your local community.
- Make A Difference To The Lives Of Others – By supporting Doorstep Library’s work, you will enable us to reach more volunteers to help us share the magic of reading with more families on our waiting list.
- Gain Skills To Support Your Future – Our Champion role can enhance your CV as you will be engaging with different audiences to promote our services, create content and develop new skills.
How To Become A Doorstep Champion
If being a Doorstep Library Champion sounds like something you wish to be involved in, then please get in touch with our Volunteer Engagement Manager Olivia Rawnsley at email@example.com so that we can start you off on your journey supporting us.