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
English Language Tutor for K-12 Students - Chula Vista CA
This volunteer job description, initially designed for the ELLI (English Language Literacy Intensive) program could be used in a library that wants… more
Adult LiteracyChildren's ServicesEnglish as a Second LanguageTeen / Young Adult Services ESL, tutor 2007
Bookmobile Volunteer - RideAlong - Tulare County, CA
Volunteer job description used by Tulare County Library for volunteers who ride along in the bookmobile to assist. (See Also: Bookmobile Volunteer… more
Adult ProgrammingChildren's ServicesMaterials Handling Bookmobile 2010
Bookmobile Volunteer - Meet in Own Car - Tulare County, CA
Volunteer Job Description for Tulare County Bookmobile volunteers who meet the bookmobile at one or more of its various stops. (See Also: Bookmobile… more
Adult ProgrammingChildren's ServicesMaterials Handling Bookmobile 2010
Director, Citizenship Programs - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to oversee a program that helps new Americans prepare for the US Citizenship test in their native… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language citizenship, immigrants, new Americans 2011
Homework Coach - San Jose Public Library CA
Increase the learning of K - 8th grade students to help them be successful in school.
Children's Services homework, Homework Help, children, children's services 2011
Special Events Assistant - Huntington Beach, CA
Volunteers help with hosting and set-up of various events at the Huntington Beach Library.
Greeter / ConciergeOutreach youth volunteers, greeter, screening volunteers 2011
ESL Conversation Club Facilitator - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to enhance the library’s services to English language learners by overseeing and implementing… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language ESL, coordinator 2011
Adult Programming Committee - Monrovia, CA
This committee of volunteers brainstorms, selects, organizes and markets quality adult programming.
Adult Programming adult programming, programs 2011
Fundraising Executive Coordinator - Roseville CA
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to plan, coordinate and carry out fundraising activities and events for the library.
Fundraising and GrantwritingLeadership / Managerial fundraising, advocacy, fund development, outreach 2011
Literacy Learner Coordinator - Monrovia CA
In Monrovia Public Library's adult literacy program, the volunteer serving as Learner Coordinator helps manage the diverse needs of adult… more
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011
Graphic Designer - Covina CA
Covina Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to serve as graphic designers to design print, electronic and video media to promote the library.
Graphic Design, Marketing and Publicity graphic designer, marketing 2011
Adult Literacy adult literacy, tutor 2011
Computer Coach Team Leader - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits take-charge individuals to recruit, train, coordinate and support a team of volunteer computer coaches. The coaches… more
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, tech coach, computer tutor 2011
Grounds Beautification Leader - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to organize and supervise a team of responsible community volunteers to maintain and enhance the… more
Leadership / Managerial grounds maintenance, gardening, landscaping 2011
Arts Program Ambassador - St. Helena, CA
St. Helena Public Library recruits volunteers to lead their engagement and coordination of artists and supporters of arts and culture initiatives at… more
Arts arts, ambassadors, outreach, culture 2011
Homework Help Program Coordinator - Torrance CA
Torrance Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate and lead the Homework Help Program including recruitment of volunteer tutors,… more
Children's ServicesProgram / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services Homework Help Teen, tutor, mentor 2011
Arts Program Graphic Artist - St. Helena, CA
St. Helena Public Library recruits graphic design professionals to create promotional materials to be used in print and electronic marketing… more
ArtsGraphic Design, Marketing and Publicity graphic designer, communications, arts, culture, marketing 2011
Job Center Coach - Fresno County CA
Fresno County Library recruits skilled volunteers to coach and mentor unemployed and underemployed individuals to use library technology, tools and… more
Job / Employment Coach employment coach, job coach, unemployment 2011
Community Programs Specialist - Kern County, CA
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
Adult Programming programs, adults, outreach, marketing, promotion 2011
Literacy Assessment Counselor - San Diego CA
Conducts intake interviews and administers placement tests.
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011