Teens ages 14 and up can assist with many activities such as organizing, shelving, helping children with their Homework and with after-school programs. All teens are required to be interviewed or attend an orientation. In order to be scheduled for an interview/orientation, please click on the link “sign-up to volunteer” and complete the application process. Be sure to indicate which library you are applying too.
Find a helpful step by step guide to register here.
If you’ve been thinking of volunteering, perhaps to fulfill some school requirement or as part of your 2018 New Year’s resolutions, consider these reasons to volunteer-
Reasons to volunteer:
- Benefits your community
- Improves mental health
- Increases your life satisfaction
- Can alleviate symptoms of depression
- Great on resumes
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Yeung, J. K., Zhuoni, Z., Tae Yeun, K., Zhang, Z., & Kim, T. Y. (2017). Volunteering and health benefits in general adults: cumulative effects and forms. BMC Public Health, 171-8. doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4561-8