Reading Companion

Spark (Somerset)

Name: Reading Companion
Organisation: Spark (Somerset)
Location: Yarlington Community Hub, St Johns Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5QA


Do you love a good book? Why not share your love of reading with local school children and help develop their skills and confidence?
We are working in partnership with Birchfield School until the 24th May. We meet every Friday 1.45 - 2.30 pm.

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Organisation Description

We have been providing practical support to the voluntary sector in Somerset for many years. Our aim is to inspire strong and sustainable communities through voluntary and community action.

We provide information, advice, training and support to charities and community groups in South Somerset, Mendip and Sedgemoor.

We represent the sector on strategic bodies, both at a District and County level.

We run the Volunteer Service across these three districts, inspiring people to get involved and make a difference in their communities.


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Cause / Interests

  • Children
  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Education
  • Literacy

Types of Activity

  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • General and Helping

Skills and Qualifications


A love of reading
Good communication
Patience and a sense of humour.


Pleasure in helping a child read and grow in confidence.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion