Position Descriptions

Leading-edge position descriptions that give volunteers the opportunity to put their skills and experience to work.

NOTE: These are examples from public libraries and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Title Keyword Tags Year
Homebound Delivery Volunteer Survey During COVID-19 - Indianapolis, IN
This survey was developed by the Indianapolis Public Library during May, 2020's COVID-19 pandemic to assess Homebound Delivery volunteers' (program… more
Adult ProgrammingMaterials Handling Homebound, COVID-19, surveys 2020
Book Drop Helper and Sorter - Boulder CO
This volunteer job description was created by the Boulder, Colorado library to assist with what is expected to be a huge amount of book drop traffic… more
Materials Handling Book Drop 2020
Adult Summer Reading Volunteer - Boulder CO
2020 Adult Summer of Discovery (Summer Reading Program) volunteers will help ensure that all families and adults interesting in participating in our… more
Adult ProgrammingChildren's ServicesTech Services Summer reading, COVID-19 2020
Teen Summer Volunteer Roles During COVID-19 - Boulder CO
These Teen volunteer options were developed by the Boulder Colorado library to engage teens during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Children's Services Teens, COVID-19 2020
Virtual Teen Bibliocommons Book Reviewer - Austin Public Library TX
Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program - Virtual Volunteer Book Reviewer
Stephanie was in the middle of recruitment for summer… more
Children's Services Teens, teen volunteers, virtual, virtual volunteer, COVID-19 2020
Virtual Teen Video Content Creator - Austin Public Library TX
Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program
 
Stephanie was in the middle of recruitment for summer volunteers when the libraries closed due… more
Children's Services Teens, teen volunteers, virtual, virtual volunteer, COVID-19 2020
Virtual Teen Puppeteer - Austin Public Library TX
Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program - Stephanie was in the middle of recruitment for summer volunteers when the libraries closed due… more
Children's Services Teens, teen volunteers, virtual, virtual volunteer, COVID-19 2020
Virtual World Language Resource - Austin Public Library TX
Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program - Stephanie was in the middle of recruitment for summer volunteers when the libraries closed due… more
Children's Services Teens, teen volunteers, virtual, virtual volunteer, COVID-19 2020
Planning Template for Virtual Video Content Creators - Austin Public Library TX
This planning template is to be used by teen volunteers participating as Virtual Video Content Creators for the Austin Public Library. Here's the… more
Children's Services Teens, teen volunteers, virtual, virtual volunteer, COVID-19 2020
Online Book Sale Volunteer - Mesa AZ
This volunteer job description from the Mesa Public Library in Arizona supports the huge online booksale operation in Mesa.
Also available a 10… more
Book Sales / BookstoreMaterials Handling online booksales, Friends, Friends of the Library 2020
ESL Coordinator - VolunteerMatch
This sample job description was created by Jennifer Bennett, CVA, Senior Manager of Education and Training at VolunteerMatch for use in her March 25… more
English as a Second Language ESL 2020
Position Description Template - VolunteerMatch
This job description template was created by Jennifer Bennett, CVA, Senior Manager of Education and Training at VolunteerMatch for use in her March… more
English as a Second Language job descriptions, Position Descriptions 2020
Tech Helper - VolunteerMatch
This sample volunteer position description was developed by Jennifer Bennett, CVA, Senior Manager of Education and Training at VolunteerMatch for use… more
Computer - Tech Coach tech, computer coach 2020
One Day Activities for IT Volunteers or Volunteering Using IT
Written in February 2020, just before the crush of the pandemic, Jayne Cravens wrote described ideas for bringing a group of skilled tech volunteers… more
Leadership / ManagerialTech Services virtual, virtual volunteer, tech, tech services, technology 2020
Genealogy Group Facilitator - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, assists genealogical researchers, including… more
Adult Programming genealogy 2019
Circulation Assistant - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used buy the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, greets patrons and helps them with checking out… more
Materials Handling Circulation 2019
Volunteer Technology Coach - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, shares computer and technology knowledge with… more
Computer - Tech Coach technology, computer coach 2019
Social Media Coordinator - Salinas CA
A great idea from the Salinas, California library for a leadership position for a tech savvy volunteer with organizational skills.
Adult ProgrammingLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator social media, Facebook, tech 2019
Spanish Language Virtual Document Translator
Ever needed someone to translate promotional flyers, communication materials and web content from English to Spanish? This position description is… more
Adult ProgrammingGraphic Design, Marketing and PublicityOutreach translator, spanish 2019
Job Description List - Corona Public Library, CA
This list of volunteer job descriptions from the Corona (CA) Public Library might give you some good ideas
Adult ProgrammingTeen / Young Adult Services 2019