To learn to read in Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton area

Lesley Morrell

07510 250 365

To learn to read in Sherborne area

Judy Copp

07440 745 933

Current volunteering opportunities:

There are lots of interesting ways to get involved in a Read Easy group and we often have vacancies, both on our local Management Team and for Reading Coaches. At the moment we are particularly looking to fill the following roles:

  • Coordinator

If there is a role listed here that would suit you, please either contact one of the volunteers above, or complete a form using the ‘Enquire now’ button. If there are no suitable vacancies listed at the moment, you can still get in touch if you would like to, and we can keep a note of your interest, if you are happy for us to keep your details.

If you would like to find out more about each of our volunteer roles click here.

Enquire now

About our group:

The group started at the end of 2014 and covers Gillingham, Mere, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Wincanton and surrounding villages.

Read Easy groups are financially independent from Read Easy UK, and we are responsible for raising all the money needed to keep our group going. If you would like to support our work, please get in touch to find out how.

Group Supporters:

We are extremely grateful to all our supporters!

  • Abbey View Medical Practice, Shaftesbury
  • Asda, Gillingham
  • The Balsam Centre, Wincanton
  • Bell St United Church, Shaftesbury
  • Co-op Funeralcare, Gillingham and Shaftesbury
  • The Dolphin Hotel, Wincanton
  • Dorset Community Foundation
  • Employ My Ability, Thorngrove, Gillingham
  • Father’s House, Shaftesbury
  • George Inn, Mere
  • Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show
  • Gillingham Carnival Club
  • Gillingham Medical Practice
  • The Grosvenor Arms, Shaftesbury
  • Health Centre, Marnhull
  • The Libraries of Gillingham, Mere, Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Wincanton
  • Madjeston Milk Station, Gillingham
  • Morrison’s, Wincanton
  • North Dorset Walkers
  • The Rendezvous, Sherborne
  • RiversMeet, Gillingham
  • Sherborne Primary School
  • Somerset Community Foundation
  • Town Councils of Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Sherborne & Wincanton
  • Virginia Hayward, Shaftesbury
  • Waitrose, Sherborne
  • Weavers Sports & Social Club, Sherborne
  • Westminster Memorial Hospital, Shaftesbury
  • The White Hart, Sherborne
  • Wiltshire Council

Send an enquiry about volunteering with this group

Please provide your information below, and a member of the team will be in touch soon.

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