Digital Library Support

Summary of project and role:

To develop some skills like vocabulary expansion, thinking and writing skills, improved focus and fluency, we have set-up a library where such skills can be nurtured through reading habits in students. Our students are young adolescents (10-24 years old). The library’s goal is to provide a rich reading resource for students to develop these skills. We are looking for a volunteer who can support us in setting up this library and engage students regularly. Currently the format of the library is online due to covid. .

Responsibilities:

  1. Curate a diverse list of interesting and relevant books in Hindi and English for the age group of 10-24 years old.
  2. Organise, design and hold group reading sessions through engaging activities to build students interest in reading
  3. Support students in identifying books of their interest.
  4. Create spaces of reflection for students to share their learnings and challenges from the experience of reading.
  5. Strategics with the Library Team on creative ideas to achieve the purpose of initiative.

Time commitment: 3-4 hours per week

Duration: At Least 4- 6 months

Qualifications and requirements: 

We are looking for someone who is an avid reader and a bookworm himself and herself and will enjoy working with young adolescent students to develop their reading habits. 

Benefits:

  1. Nurture your skills to start an initiative from scratch at an organisation.
  2. Working towards a cause like education will help you to make a positive contribution in the growth of the society. There is no greater joy than knowing you have made a difference in someone’s life. 
  3. Working with Manzil will broaden your perspective. You will learn working with people from different socio-economic backgrounds.. It will help you build some essential values of empathy, trust, team-work and equality. 
  4. As a part of a team, you will not only gain leadership skills, you will also learn Team-Work.
  5. You get to become part of many life-changing stories of young people you work and spend time with here.

Location: Remote Working due to Covid.