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Volunteer Opportunities

Online applications will be accepted between March 1 to March 31. Be advised that police checks must be received by April 21.

Children's Program Helper

The Library is seeking volunteers (13+) to help with Children’s Programs. Applications must be received by October 31. Volunteer shifts are available at the Central Library, Petticoat Creek branch and Claremont branch. Potential shifts could be days, evenings, and weekends.
We are looking for people who:

  • Enjoy working with children
  • Are enthusiastic team players
  • Will actively participate in assigned programs and complete tasks

Volunteers may perform a combination of the following tasks under the direction of Children's Staff:

  • Decorating for programs
  • Preparing and organizing crafts and supplies for programs.
  • Program room set-up and take down
  • Crowd control, client seating
  • Hands on support help with crafts, games and other activities

Teen Advisor

Teen Advisors are individual members of the Teen Advisory Group. The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) has declared their role as individuals who “will help to create a welcoming atmosphere that encourages teens to become life-long library users, while providing library-related services to youth in a fun and friendly environment”.

Volunteers will be asked to facilitate discussions, participate in staff-led discussions about the programs and service developments, and to attend me"etings and programs, as required.

Any hours committed in this role will be credited as valid hours to count towards the youth’s high school community service requirement. This volunteer opportunity is available to teens in grade 8 to 12.

Interested teens must apply and complete a screening and interview process.

During the open Volunteer Application Period (which ended March 31, 2017): interested applicants must complete the online volunteer application form, and a criminal records check (New as of January 1 2017). We appreciate all applications but due to volume, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by email.

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