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
Computer Coach Program Coordinator - Huntington Beach CA
The Huntington Beach Public Library Computer Coach Program Coordinator, in partnership with Library Management, oversees the Computer Coach program and leads a highly skilled group of Computer Coaches. These Coaches provide hands-on computer assistance to library customers and assist with public computer classes. The Program Coordinator is on the front lines of the emerging public library trend of expanded roles for volunteers.
Computer Coach - Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach recruits people with computer/ tech skills to be part of a team that is helping to bridge the digital divide in their community.
Community Programs Specialist - Kern County, CA
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
Community Connections Coordinator - San Jose, CA
This San Jose Public Library volunteer job description is for someone to oversee and implement strategies that involved the library in key community initiatives. This volunteer recruits and manages a team of volunteers who help make this happen.
Circulation Assistant - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used buy the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, greets patrons and helps them with checking out materials and checking in returned materials. Assists patrons with a variety of needs such as using the catalog, locating materials in the library, answering general questions, and accessing library services.
California History, Art & Architecture Docent - CA State Library
In preparation for the grand re-opening of the historic state library building, a docent/tour guide program has been implemented.
Keywords: Arts, Docents
California History Photo Archivist - California State Library
The glass plate negative collection from the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915 needs some TLC. The volunteer in this position will have the incredible opportunity to be “up close and personal” with this one-of-a-kind collection, and will play a key role in ensuring its availability to the public online in time for its 100th anniversary.
California History Genealogist - CA State Library
This volunteer position description engages volunteers with research and genealogy experience in maintaining a historical website.
Tags: genealogy
Keywords: Arts
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 - Meet in Own Car - Tulare County)
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 Volunteer - RideAlong)