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
Graphic Designer - Covina CA
Covina Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to serve as graphic designers to design print, electronic and video media to promote the library.
Graphic Design, Marketing and Publicity graphic designer, marketing 2011
Adult Literacy adult literacy, tutor 2011
Computer Coach Team Leader - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits take-charge individuals to recruit, train, coordinate and support a team of volunteer computer coaches. The coaches… more
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, tech coach, computer tutor 2011
Grounds Beautification Leader - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to organize and supervise a team of responsible community volunteers to maintain and enhance the… more
Leadership / Managerial grounds maintenance, gardening, landscaping 2011
Arts Program Ambassador - St. Helena, CA
St. Helena Public Library recruits volunteers to lead their engagement and coordination of artists and supporters of arts and culture initiatives at… more
Arts arts, ambassadors, outreach, culture 2011
Homework Help Program Coordinator - Torrance CA
Torrance Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate and lead the Homework Help Program including recruitment of volunteer tutors,… more
Children's ServicesProgram / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services Homework Help Teen, tutor, mentor 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
Job Help Center Assistant - Columbus Metropolitan Library OH
Volunteer position description used by the Columbus Metropolitan Library when they were able to have their Job Center open . . .
Job / Employment Coach job coach, job center coach 2009
English Language Tutor for K-12 Students - Chula Vista CA
This volunteer job description, initially designed for the ELLI (English Language Literacy Intensive) program could be used in a library that wants… more
Adult LiteracyChildren's ServicesEnglish as a Second LanguageTeen / Young Adult Services ESL, tutor 2007
Library Literacy Volunteer Job Descriptions
On this page of resources from the California Library Literacy Services website you can scroll down to find sample volunteer job descriptions for… more
Adult Literacy job descriptions, Recruitment