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 and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Titlesort ascending Year
Homework Club Scholastic Supervisor - San Jose CA
At the San Jose Public Library, this volunteer provides on-site leadership to the homework club at the library by: • Supporting the Homework Coach volunteers that are providing homework assistance to students • Monitoring Homework Club activities and help keep environment conducive to learning • Collaborating with staff to create and provide enrichment activities for students who complete their homework • Assisting with administrative tasks such as record keeping • Working directly with students on their homework when needed
2014
Homework Club Coordinator - San Jose CA
Lead a team of homework coach volunteers.
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 unable to travel to the library. This ToolKit, developed in 2011 by North Texas Library Partners (NTLP) with a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, provides useful information for libraries wishing to develop, improve, or expand library services to homebound individuals.
2011
Homebound Delivery Volunteer - Orange Public Library CA
Volunteer Job Description used by the Orange Public Library to recruit and manage volunteers who deliver materials to homebound patrons.
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2015
Head Computer Coach - San Jose Public Library Literacy Program CA
The person in this leadership position will develop learning opportunities for the computer lab and coordinate a cadre of volunteer computer instructors for Partners in Reading (PAR). PAR serves adults with low literacy and often little access to computers. PAR’s mission is to reduce the technology gap that exists so adults can easily access information and thrive in our modern society. The successful candidate will recruit and oversee volunteer instructors for PAR’s computer lab, create workshops and classes that will engage and teach necessary computer skills.
2012
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 outside environment of the library on a regular basis.
2011
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.
2011
Genealogy Group Facilitator - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin, Texas, assists genealogical researchers, including beginners and those with varying levels of experience, in creating a strategy to locate the needed information.
Tags: genealogy
2019
Genealogy Group Facilitator - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, assists genealogical researchers, including beginners and those with varying levels of experience, in creating a strategy to locate the needed information.
Tags: genealogy
2019
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 collection and digitizing the cards makes the books findable by local and remote researchers through the library website.
Tags: genealogy
2011

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