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
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
Book Store Volunteer - Indianapolis Public Library - IN
This is the job description used by the volunteers engaged in the Indianapolis Public Library's Book Store.
Book Sales / Bookstore Booksales, Bookstore 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
Fidget Blanket Creator - Sacramento Public Library, CA
A Fidget Blanket is a lap-size blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation. Blankets are equipped with “fidget” objects such as buttons,… more
Adult ProgrammingOutreachMakerSpace Senior Services, memory care, crafts, sewing, brain health 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
Fidget Blanket Creator FAQ - Sacramento Public Library, CA
A Fidget Blanket is a lap-size blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation. Blankets are equipped with “fidget” objects such as buttons,… more
Adult ProgrammingOutreachMakerSpace Senior Services, memory care, crafts, sewing, brain health 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
Fidget Blanket Photos - Sacramento Public Library, CA
A Fidget Blanket is a lap-size blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation. Blankets are equipped with “fidget” objects such as buttons,… more
Adult ProgrammingMakerSpaceOutreach Senior Services, memory care, crafts, sewing, brain health 2020
Examples of Virtual Volunteering Activities
This is a terrific list of examples of ways to get volunteers involved virtually from the authors of "The Last Virtual Volunteering Guidebook, Jayne… more
Leadership / Managerial virtual, virtual volunteer 2019
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
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
List of Volunteer Job Descriptions - Corona (CA)
Here's a list of volunteer positions utilized by the Corona (CA) Public Library that might give you some ideas about where to start.
Adult ProgrammingTeen / Young Adult Services 2019
Creation Station Coordinator - Show Low AZ
This job description describes duties for a volunteer in the ShowLow Arizona Library's maker space, called "Creation Station."
MakerSpaceLeadership / Managerial maker space 2019
Library Assistant - Show Low AZ
This position helps with shelving at the Show Low Public Library in Arizona.
Materials Handling shelve 2019
Computer Coach - Show Low AZ
This position describes the duties of volunteer computer coaches at the Show Low Public Library in Arizona
Computer - Tech Coach 2019