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
Welcome Desk Volunteer - Tulare County Library, CA
Greets Library customers and helps them with basic information.
Greeter / Concierge greeter, concierge 2012
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
Homebound Service ToolKit - Texas
Libraries have a long tradition of providing outreach to underserved populations and are committed to providing access to all, even people who are… more
OutreachProgram / Project CoordinatorJob Specific Volunteer Training Homebound, outreach 2011
Computer Coach - Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach recruits people with computer/ tech skills to be part of a team that is helping to bridge the digital divide in their community.
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, tech tutor 2011
Literacy Program Assistant - San Diego CA
Assists Tutor/Learner Coordinator in matching adult learners and volunteer tutors and conducts follow up of learner progress and documentation.
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011
Community Connections Coordinator - San Jose, CA
This San Jose Public Library volunteer job description is for someone to oversee and implement strategies that involved the library in key community… more
Leadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator 2011
Computer Literacy Ambassador - Roseville CA
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteers with advanced computer skills and knowledge as tutors and coaches to assist patrons to become more… more
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, computer skills, tech coach 2011
Literacy Tutor - Fresno County CA
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Adult Literacy adult literacy, tutor 2011
Facilitator, ESL Conversation Circle - Fresno County CA
Fresno County Public Library recruits volunteers to facilitate small groups of adults learning English as a second language in improving their… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language ESL, English as second language, adult literacy 2011
Literacy Tutor - Monrovia CA
Adult Literacy volunteer tutor position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Coordinator of Afterschool Programs - San Jose CA
The San Jose Public Library recruits experienced volunteers to recruit, train, and lead a creative team of volunteers to supervise an afterschool… more
Children's ServicesLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services tutor, Homework Help 2011
Literacy Tutor - San Diego CA
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Coordinator- Computer Instruction - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate volunteer instructors that provide individual or small group basic computer… more
Adult LiteracyComputer - Tech CoachProgram / Project Coordinator coordinator, computer, adult literacy 2011
Literacy Tutor - Tulare Public Library, CA
Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Genealogy Catalog Associate - Huntington Beach CA
This volunteer enters data from hand and typewritten cards into the library’s electronic catalog. Each card corresponds to a book in the Genealogy… more
Adult ProgrammingTech Services genealogy 2011
Coordinator, Photo and Video Services - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to recruit, manage and coordinate a team of volunteers that records high-quality photos and… more
Graphic Design, Marketing and PublicityTech Services photography, coordinator, videography, tech services, marketing, promotion 2011
Literacy Case Manager - Monrovia CA
Assists learner and tutor in providing additional resources as needed by the learner.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Coordinator, Teen Services - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to develop and coordinate community service opportunities, and engage youth to serve in their… more
Program / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services coordinator, Teens, community service 2011
Literacy Materials Processor - San Diego Public Library CA
Assists in making new and returned materials available as quickly as possible.
Adult LiteracyMaterials Handling 2011