Volunteer

Why volunteer?
Your contribution of time, energy, and talents helps create a library that makes a difference in our community!

What can you do? 

Adopt-a-Shelf Assistant, Ages 16+

Satisfy your inner neat freak. Maintain order in an assigned area. Check spine labels and re-shelve books found out of order. Shift books as necessary.

Required: Organizational skills, familiarity with alpha/numeric order.

Time Commitment: 2 hours a month

 

Children’s Library Assistant, Ages 14+

Express your creative side. Prepare items for craft projects and assemble accessories/props for storytimes. Assist with displays and maintaining order in Children’s Library.  

Required: Customer service skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and follow deadlines.  

Length of Commitment: 3-6 months

 

One-on-One Reading Tutor, Ages 16+

Provide invaluable assistance to other students through 30 min reading lessons. Help them build their confidence and competency.

Requirements: patience, consistency, love of reading. Program training is provided.

Time Commitment: 2-6 hours/week, Mon-Thurs between 3-6pm

Length of Commitment: 3-4 months

     

Homework Tutor, Ages 14+

Use your knowledge and skills to help students increase their understanding in various school subjects.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of math, English, science and other subjects. Willingness to serve

Time Commitment: flexible, Mon-Thurs between 3-6pm

 

English Class Conversation Volunteer, Ages 18+

Practicing with native speakers is a great way for people to learn a new language. Help language learners try out their English.

Required: Fluency in English, patience, good listening skills, comfortable speaking with others.

Time Commitment: 1 ½ hours W or Th evening for 2-4 months


Please note that we are unable to accommodate court appointed community service volunteers at this time. You may contact United Way for assistance in finding those opportunities: 801-374-2588.

How do you start?
Fill out the Volunteer Application here.