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.

Title Yearsort ascending
Japanese American History Archivist
This position at the state library works with the catalogs on getting a special collection ready for catalogueing and access by the public.
Keywords: Tech Services
2012
Learning Opportunity Facilitator - Solano County Library
This volunteer position is used by Solano County Library's literacy program to serve adult learners who are on a waiting list for a tutor.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
2012
Computer Literacy Ambassador
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteers with advanced computer skills and knowledge as tutors and coaches to assist patrons to become more proficient in their use of computers.
2011
Literacy Tutor - Fresno
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
2011
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.
2011
Literacy Tutor - Monrovia
Adult Literacy volunteer tutor position.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
2011
Coordinator of Afterschool Programs
The San Jose Public Library recruits experienced volunteers to recruit, train, and lead a creative team of volunteers to supervise an afterschool program for children and teens.
2011
Literacy Tutor - San Diego PL
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
2011
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
2011
Coordinator- Computer Instruction
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate volunteer instructors that provide individual or small group basic computer training for adults participating in Partners in Reading (PAR), the San José Public Library’s adult literacy program.
2011

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