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.

Title Yearsort ascending
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 will provide assistance to customers who need help using the library’s public computers and other tech equipment.
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.
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 the library.
Keywords: Arts
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, program promotion, and fundraising.
Arts Program Graphic Artist - St. Helena, CA
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 CA
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.
Community Programs Specialist - Kern County, CA
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
Literacy Assessment Counselor - San Diego CA
Conducts intake interviews and administers placement tests.
Keywords: Adult Literacy
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.
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.