Volunteer Opportunities

To learn more about volunteering @ your library, call 1-866-57-ASKUS . We regret that we cannot accommodate court-referred volunteers at this time.

 

Adult Literacy Services: Help adult students improve reading, writing or English speaking skills.
Locations: county wide

 

Art Class Coordinator: Host a series of art workshops at the library, teaching art techniques and strategies. Using provided art supplies, lead class members in art exercises and present subject matter such as aspects and merits of great artists in history.
Locations: Vacaville Public Library-Town Square

 

Bilingual Computer Trainer: Help Spanish-speaking users navigate the Internet and online library resources.

Locations:Cordelia, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun, Vacaville, Vallejo

 

Computer Docent: Help customers learn how to use the library’s computerized catalog, explain what is available through the Library’s website, set up e-mail accounts, help to introduce customers to the internet and demonstrate various searches. Select Computer Docents may also offer assistance on digital gadgets like smart phones, e-Readers and laptops. Please keep in mind that all docents may not be familiar with all personal devices and library computers may not offer software compatibility with each device.
Locations:  Cordelia, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun, Vacaville, Vallejo

 

Craft Assistant: Assist with the craft preparations for children’s storytimes.

Locations: Fairfield, Vacaville, Vallejo

 

English As A Second Language (ESL) Conversation Leader: Facilitate weekly meetings, welcome participants, give brief presentations on U.S. culture, and help conversation club members keep the conversation going.  The club is not a substitute for ESL instruction, it is another way for English learners to hone their language skills. Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.

Locations: Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center

 

Events Helper: Provide support to library staff and other volunteers during community outreach events such as free flu shots, backpack giveaways, the Produce Pipeline, and the Christmas Wish program. Work may include answering questions, helping fill out forms, and helping organize crowds.
Locations: Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun, Vacaville, Vallejo

 

Grand people and Books: Volunteers of all ages share books and their love of reading with children who are visiting the Children's Section of the library.

Locations: Cordelia, Fairfield, Suisun, Vacaville,Vallejo

 

Homework Help Coordinator: Work with Young Adult Librarian to recruit student tutors from local high schools to offer free tutoring to elementary and middle school students. Help facilitate pairing between tutors and students, schedule tutors and supervise the weekly group tutoring sessions.
Locations: Cordelia, Rio Vista, Suisun, Vacaville

 

Spanish Storytime: Spanish-speaking adults are needed to help plan and perform library storytimes in Spanish.

Locations: Cordelia, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun, Vacaville,Vallejo

 

 

"I hated school. It's embarrassing when your peer would correct your spelling paper and you had practically nothing...The literacy program has really helped me by encouraging me. I never got that when I was a kid."

- Ron

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