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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!

 

Our branches are no longer accepting applications to be a 2017 Summer @ Your Library volunteer. Check back with us in spring 2018.

 

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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 Wednesday, June 14, 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

 

Our branches are no longer accepting applications to be a 2017 Summer @ Your Library volunteer. Check back with us in spring 2018.

 

 


Revised: April 25, 2017