High Impact Volunteer 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 in California and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Titlesort descending Year
English Language Tutor for K-12 Students - Chula Vista
This volunteer job description, initially designed for the ELLI (English Language Literacy Intensive) program could be used in a library that wants to help K-12 students struggling with English.
Tags: ESL, tutor
ESL Conversation Club Facilitator
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to enhance the library’s services to English language learners by overseeing and implementing volunteer-led English Conversation Clubs.
ESL Conversation Club Program Coordinator
This volunteer plays a leadership role in coordinator the library's English Conversation Clubs and their volunteer facilitators.
Facilitator - ESL Conversation Circle
Fresno County Public Library recruits volunteers to facilitate small groups of adults learning English as a second language in improving their conversational English skills.
Family Literacy "Gift Giver" - San Jose Public Librry
The Gift Giver coordinates the distribution of children’s books and family materials to parents, guardians and children who participate in the family literacy program.
Family Place Monitor - Sacramento
This volunteer helps families feel at home at the library, and interacts with them to ensure they get the most from their library visit.
Keywords: Early Literacy
Fundraiser - Huntington Beach Public Library
This volunteer position is one that Huntington Beach Public LIbrary uses to assist their fundraising efforts.
Fundraising Executive Coordinator
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to plan, coordinate and carry out fundraising activities and events for the library.
Genealogy Catalog Associate - Huntington Beach
This volunteer enters data from hand and typewritten cards into the library’s electronic catalog. Each card corresponds to a book in the Genealogy collection and digitizing the cards makes the books findable by local and remote researchers through the library website.
Tags: genealogy
Graphic Designer
Covina Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to serve as graphic designers to design print, electronic and video media to promote the library.