Volunteering and work experience

Volunteering and work experience

Volunteering and work experience

Find opportunities in Bolton

Volunteering is a great way for people to gain confidence or find out about a sector they may be interested in.

Bolton Library and Museum Services

If you have some time to spare and would like to support your local library and museum service, Bolton Library and Museum Services offer several great opportunities to volunteer including:

  • Digital Helper
  • historic halls volunteer
  • home library service
  • library visitor volunteer
  • museum visitor volunteer
  • storytelling and events

Details about the different roles can be found at Volunteer opportunities in the Library and Museum.


Work Experience with Bolton Council

Work experience is a great way to gain an insight into the world of work and to transition from education. Time spent in the workplace can offer you valuable knowledge and understanding of different industries and sectors, which can help inform career decisions and enhance your skills. 

What are the benefits?

  • Gaining valuable new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Developing existing skills and knowledge
  • Enhancing your CV
  • Improving prospects for the future including further education, training or employment
  • Supporting the achievement of a qualification
  • Gaining a reference

If you're interested in undertaking work experience with Bolton Council, please email recruitment@bolton.gov.uk with details of the type of experience you are looking for.

To find out more about the services Bolton council provide, visit our website.


Bolton CVS

Bolton CVS recognise that volunteering is a major contributor to the quality of life of volunteers, and communities they support, the local economy and environment.  Read more about volunteering with Bolton CVS.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, Bolton CVS can help and support you.  They can help you to explore the opportunities available and match you up with the most appropriate one. 

To get advice and support:

Bolton at Home work experience placements

Work experience can be useful for anyone, at any stage of their career. It can help you to gain further skills and decide what to do if you’re:

  • out of work
  • changing career
  • looking for your first job
  • returning to work after a break

Bolton at Home list available placements on their website. Placement opportunities are updated every few weeks. Visit the Bolton at Home website to find out more.

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