Teen Volunteers

Call for FALL volunteers!!!

Did you know teens can earn community service hours by volunteering at the library?  Volunteering is a fun way to gain work experience and looks great on future applications!

Teen Volunteer Requirements

  1. An application is required for each volunteer.

  2. Each applicant must be 12 years of age or older and in school.

  3. Each applicant must have a valid library card from his/her home library.

  4. Homework Help volunteers must have both a copy of a current transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and a letter of reference. All other volunteers only need a letter of reference.

  5. Every volunteer must attend an orientation or an interview with Jessica Gordon.

  6. Volunteers are expected to keep the schedule they have created with Youth Services Staff. If changes need to be made, contact Jessica Gordon so a replacement can be found for your time slot.


Summer Reading Game

Mission:  Teen Volunteers will help to provide summer enrichment to elementary school children through the activities provided by the library during the Summer Reading Game.

Computer Help Program

Mission:  Teen Volunteers assist elementary school students with the computer as they do their homework.

Homework Help Program

Mission:  Homework Help matches elementary school students with high school student volunteers for help with their schoolwork. Volunteer must have an average of 80 or higher in his/her core classes, with a copy of a current transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

 Book Cleaning

Mission:  Teen Volunteers keep the children’s books clean for those little hands.

Book reviews/book club

Mission:  Teen Volunteers read the monthly book club selection and submit a review via email before book club meets.  They then attend book club for 1 hour of volunteer time.  If their review is chosen to be featured on our website, they earn another hour of time. 

Pick up an application at the Youth Services desk or email for more information today!