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
Literacy Site Coordinator -- San Luis Obispo
Organizes and manages a literacy learning center which supports tutors and learners to ensure that an effective educational program takes place. (Learning centers might be library branches, church, educational or other facilities throughout the county.
Library Concierge - Roseville
Be the smiling representative of the library! Greet and guide customers to services, programs, and materials. Provide assistance with the express check out machines and library catalog computers.
Arts Program Ambassador
St. Helena Public Library recruits volunteers to lead their engagement and coordination of artists and supporters of arts and culture initiatives at the library.
Keywords: Arts
Homework Help Program Coordinator
Torrance Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate and lead the Homework Help Program including recruitment of volunteer tutors, program promotion, and fundraising.
Arts Program Graphic Artist
St. Helena Public Library recruits graphic design professionals to create promotional materials to be used in print and electronic marketing campaigns.
Job Center Coach
Fresno County Library recruits skilled volunteers to coach and mentor unemployed and underemployed individuals to use library technology, tools and resources needed for a successful job search.
Homebound Service ToolKit
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.
Community Programs Specialist
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
Literacy Assessment Counselor - San Diego PL
Conducts intake interviews and administers placement tests.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
Community Connections Coordinator - San Jose
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.