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
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
EBooks Coach Volunteer Position Description - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer EBook Coaches help others navigate this new technology by providing one-on-one assistance to library patrons setting up their EBook Reader… more
Computer - Tech CoachMaterials Handling E-Books 2011
Digital Storytelling Project Lead - Berkeley CA
Berkeley Public Library engages skilled volunteers to assist in the production of first-person histories of community members that have value to… more
Adult ProgrammingOutreachProgram / Project CoordinatorTech Services digital storytelling, marketing, promotion, videography 2011
Homework Club Coordinator - San Jose CA
Lead a team of homework coach volunteers.
Children's ServicesProgram / Project Coordinator homework, children 2011
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
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