OCN Certificates for our Volunteers

There was a great attendance as always at our Volunteers meeting – lovely to see everyone and to catch up with the news from their Reading Rooms.

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Today we discussed how we can look after our throats – this is our most precious tool when conducting a Reading Room.

Carita, with all her amazing knowledge of how the voice works, showed us how to breathe properly from our diaphragms and Sumeeta, another wonderful volunteer, shared fabulous remedies she uses from India to keep her throat lubricated.

This included making a wonderful spice tea which we hope to try and recreate at home. We also discussed our exciting plans for World Book Day on 3rd March when we will be delivering right across Northern Ireland, including rural areas.

The session ended today with the presentation of certificates OCN Level 2 Facilitation for Shared Reading – congratulations to all our volunteers on this achievement. 


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