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14 May 2019

Reading Friends welcome guide for one-to-one participants

A brief information sheet to give to Reading Friends participants receiving one-to-one visits.

14 May 2019

Reading Friends 'why volunteer?' information sheet

A quick information sheet highlighting the benefits of volunteering with Reading Friends.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends demographic survey

Survey to give to all Reading Friends volunteers and participants when they join the project

10 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation survey (for participants at the end of project)

Surveys to give to Reading Friends participants when the project comes to an end.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation survey (for participants joining project)

Surveys to give to new Reading Friends participants when they join the project.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation survey (for volunteers at end of project)

Surveys to give to Reading Friends volunteers at the end of their time volunteering with the project.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation survey (for volunteers just starting)

Surveys to give to Reading Friends volunteers when they start volunteering with you.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends volunteer agreement template

Template that clearly sets out expectations and boundaries for volunteers. Can include local information.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends project starter checklist

A handy checklist of things you’ll need to consider when setting up a new Reading Friends project.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends group session tips

Hints and tips for running a great Reading Friends session.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends volunteer role description template

Key information about Reading Friends volunteer roles, inc. skills and commitments necessary.

10 May 2019

Reading Friends volunteer diary

An A5 booklet to capture and reflect on experiences as a Reading Friends volunteer.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends photo consent form

Consent forms for any images you take of Reading Friends activities.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends communications calendar 2019

Lots of useful dates to help theme sessions , inspire activities and promote Reading Friends.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation surveys (Arabic)

Arabic translation of Reading Friends evaluation surveys for one-off activities.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation champions toolkit

Qualitative tools to capture Reading Friends’ thoughts and feelings about the project.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends evaluation survey (for one-off activities)

Surveys to evaluate the impact of one-off Reading Friends activities.

03 May 2019

Reading Friends social media visuals

Images to use to promote your project on social media.

18 April 2019

Reading Friends press release

This template is to help you when writing press releases about the project.

18 April 2019

Reading Friends session idea: The First Moon Landing 1969

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about.

12 April 2019

Reading Friends risk assessment

A useful tool to help think through, record and reduce any risks involved in delivering Reading Friends.

12 April 2019

Reading Friends volunteer application form

A template for local Reading Friends projects to adapt and use with people interested in volunteering.

02 November 2018

A Society of Readers

A new report lays out the central role reading must play in helping to address many of the most pressing challenges British society will face over the next decade. Read the full report and share your thoughts on Twitter and...

04 October 2018

Reading Friends evaluation summary

This document is a summary of the evaluation from the test phase.

24 April 2014

Reading Friends project plan template

A project plan will help you keep your project on track.

18 April 2014

Reading Friends Volunteering Diary

This diary helps volunteers capture their experiences, and provides key information.

12 April 2014

Reading Friends volunteer role decription

Provides potential volunteers with key information on what’s involved in the role.