Teen Volunteers at the Library

Unfortunately we are unable to have Teen Volunteers in 2020. Please check back in April 2021 for next year’s program!

Want to get involved at your library? Become a volunteer! Every summer TCPL offers volunteer opportunities for teens. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old or older and able to work one 2-hour-shift a week. Teens will have the chance to make a difference and encourage thousands of younger children to reach their reading goals.

Check the volunteer job description below to see what the teen volunteers do:

  • Objective:
    Gain valuable work-related experience by helping library staff with Summer Reading Club (SRC) activities.  Encourage thousands of young children to keeping reading.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Explain how Summer Reading Club (SRC) works
    • Sign children up for SRC
    • Input information accurately into the SRC database
    • Hand out SRC prizes
    • Update information accurately in the SRC database
    • Keep personal information about library patrons private
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Skills Required:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively
    • Must be able to interact with people of all ages
    • Must be able to use a computer
    • Must be able to maintain accuracy of the SRC database
    • Must be able to stay at assigned station for up to 2 hours
    • Must be willing and able to follow directions
  • Hours:
    Minimum of one 2-hour shift weekly

For more questions about the teen volunteer program contact the Youth Department at 765-429-0119.