Volunteer Opportunities for Adults

 

To learn more about volunteering @ your library, call 1-866-57-ASKUS .

Please note that this list does not guarantee open availability. The library will keep applications on file for one (1) year; within that time frame, staff may contact applicants with follow-up details regarding volunteer opportunities. 

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.

 

 

Bilingual Storytime Reader: Read stories, sing songs and oversee a craft project in a language other than English to children of all ages and assist staff with educating parents and caregivers in their native language about the importance of early childhood literacy and reading as the building blocks to their children’s future school successes. Bilingual Storytime Readers are not responsible for teaching children how to read.

 

 

Library Ambassador: Visit organizations and/or events to speak with community members about the Library and its services and programs. Volunteers will be fully trained on presentation content and will be accompanied by Library staff.

 

 

Programming Volunteer: Conduct and/or assist with a variety of classes and programs for all ages in the library.

 

 

Reading Companion: Read stories or listen to children read in the library, engaging with them through books, puppets, puzzles, crafts, other props and/or programs to support the development of their reading skills and confidence. Reading Companions are not responsible for teaching children how to read.

 

 

Special Events Volunteer: Aid in the facilitation of Library special events in the community.

 

 

Technology Docent: Assist customers with use of Library computers, software, digital resources, electronic devices, and equipment, including but not limited to: Internet search strategies, setting up an email account, basic questions about Microsoft Office, use of printer/copier and scanner, and makerspace equipment.

 

 

 

"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

Listen to Ron's Story