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 Keyword Tags Year
English Language Tutor for K-12 Students - Chula Vista CA
This volunteer job description, initially designed for the ELLI (English Language Literacy Intensive) program could be used in a library that wants… more
Adult LiteracyChildren's ServicesEnglish as a Second LanguageTeen / Young Adult Services ESL, tutor 2007
Bookmobile Volunteer - RideAlong - Tulare County, CA
Volunteer job description used by Tulare County Library for volunteers who ride along in the bookmobile to assist. (See Also: Bookmobile Volunteer… more
Adult ProgrammingChildren's ServicesMaterials Handling Bookmobile 2010
Bookmobile Volunteer - Meet in Own Car - Tulare County, CA
Volunteer Job Description for Tulare County Bookmobile volunteers who meet the bookmobile at one or more of its various stops. (See Also: Bookmobile… more
Adult ProgrammingChildren's ServicesMaterials Handling Bookmobile 2010
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… more
ArtsGraphic Design, Marketing and Publicity graphic designer, communications, arts, culture, marketing 2011
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… more
Job / Employment Coach employment coach, job coach, unemployment 2011
Community Programs Specialist - Kern County, CA
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
Adult Programming programs, adults, outreach, marketing, promotion 2011
Literacy Assessment Counselor - San Diego CA
Conducts intake interviews and administers placement tests.
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011
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… more
OutreachProgram / Project CoordinatorJob Specific Volunteer Training Homebound, outreach 2011
Computer Coach - Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach recruits people with computer/ tech skills to be part of a team that is helping to bridge the digital divide in their community.
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, tech tutor 2011
Literacy Program Assistant - San Diego CA
Assists Tutor/Learner Coordinator in matching adult learners and volunteer tutors and conducts follow up of learner progress and documentation.
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011
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… more
Leadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator 2011
Computer Literacy Ambassador - Roseville CA
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteers with advanced computer skills and knowledge as tutors and coaches to assist patrons to become more… more
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, computer skills, tech coach 2011
Literacy Tutor - Fresno County CA
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Adult Literacy adult literacy, tutor 2011
Facilitator, ESL Conversation Circle - Fresno County CA
Fresno County Public Library recruits volunteers to facilitate small groups of adults learning English as a second language in improving their… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language ESL, English as second language, adult literacy 2011
Literacy Tutor - Monrovia CA
Adult Literacy volunteer tutor position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Coordinator of Afterschool Programs - San Jose CA
The San Jose Public Library recruits experienced volunteers to recruit, train, and lead a creative team of volunteers to supervise an afterschool… more
Children's ServicesLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services tutor, Homework Help 2011
Literacy Tutor - San Diego CA
Adult Literacy Tutor volunteer position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Coordinator- Computer Instruction - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to coordinate volunteer instructors that provide individual or small group basic computer… more
Adult LiteracyComputer - Tech CoachProgram / Project Coordinator coordinator, computer, adult literacy 2011
Literacy Tutor - Tulare Public Library, CA
Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor position.
Adult Literacy tutor, adult literacy 2011
Genealogy Catalog Associate - Huntington Beach CA
This volunteer enters data from hand and typewritten cards into the library’s electronic catalog. Each card corresponds to a book in the Genealogy… more
Adult ProgrammingTech Services genealogy 2011