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Are You a Student and Interested in Volunteering at the Library?
 

2017 Summer @ Your Library Program

Help us Build a Better World!

 

Volunteer application packets can be picked up from Moday, April 10, 2017 until Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the branch where you want to work. Applications must be turned in by 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The number of packets and the number of volunteers needed are limited. Apply early!

 

NOTE: The Randallstown Branch will not need volunteers this summer. Please consider volunteering at the Owings Mills, Pikesville, Reisterstown, or Woodlawn Branches.

 

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Primary Duties

 

  • To greet parents and children as they pass the Summer @ Your Library table and ask them if they would like to register to participate.
     

  • To assist parents and children with online registration and to explain how the game board works..
     

  • To give children a Sneaks bag after they have registered.
     

  • To award stickers for completed activities for preschool and school age children.
     

  • To award completion prize to preschool and school age children.
     

  • To assist children with crafts and maintain the craft table.
     

  • To perform other duties as time permits such as stuffing Sneaks bags, straightening shelves, or putting books out on display.

     

 

 

Criteria

 

  • Must be entering grade 7 through 10 in the fall.
     

  • Must demonstrate adequate verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills, and be able to follow directions.
     

  • Must volunteer a minimum of 10 hours during the 9-week Summer @ Your Library program which begins Monday, June 19, 2017 and ends Sunday, August 20, 2017. The length of your work session to be determined by each library.
     

  • Must be able to work at least 5 of the 9 weeks.
     

  • Must be able to volunteer for consistent dates and times in 1.5 to 2 hour shifts at least once per week based on a branch-assigned schedule. Drop-in volunteering is not available.
     

  • Must attend the branch's Summer @ Your Library Volunteer Orientation meeting with a parent or guardian held before volunteering starts.
     

  • Must attend the branch's Summer @ Your Library training session held before volunteering starts.

     

 

 

Expectations

 

  • Volunteers are expected to offer courteous, prompt and efficient service to children of all ages and to their parents.
     

  • Volunteers are expected to be dependable.
     

  • Volunteers are expected to cooperate with all staff members and the public.
     

 

 

How to Apply

 

From Monday, April 10, 2017 until Sunday, April 23, 2017 visit the branch where you want to work and pick up a volunteer application packet. Applications must be turned in by 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Branches have a limited number of vounteer positions and they fill quickly. Returning the volunteer packet does not guarantee a place as a volunteer. The branch will contact all who applied to tell them whether or not they were selected.

 

NOTE: The Randallstown Branch will not need volunteers this summer. Please consider volunteering a the Owings Mills, Pikesville, Reisterstown, or Woodlawn Branches.
 

 


Revised: March 17, 2017