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Engage Virtual Volunteers While We Shelter in Place – TEEN EDITION

Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program

When the Austin Public Library closed for the corona virus there was concern about the need to keep staff busy during telework, so Stephanie designed teen volunteer assignments to function more like a teen program that would create supervision opportunities for staff.

Here are the virtual volunteer positions she created for teens:

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