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
Computer Coach Program Coordinator - Huntington Beach CA
The Huntington Beach Public Library Computer Coach Program Coordinator, in partnership with Library Management, oversees the Computer Coach program… more
Computer - Tech CoachLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator leadership, skilled 2012
Coordinator, Teen Services - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to develop and coordinate community service opportunities, and engage youth to serve in their… more
Program / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services coordinator, Teens, community service 2011
Literacy Materials Processor - San Diego Public Library CA
Assists in making new and returned materials available as quickly as possible.
Adult LiteracyMaterials Handling 2011
EBooks Coach Volunteer Position Description - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer EBook Coaches help others navigate this new technology by providing one-on-one assistance to library patrons setting up their EBook Reader… more
Computer - Tech CoachMaterials Handling E-Books 2011
Digital Storytelling Project Lead - Berkeley CA
Berkeley Public Library engages skilled volunteers to assist in the production of first-person histories of community members that have value to… more
Adult ProgrammingOutreachProgram / Project CoordinatorTech Services digital storytelling, marketing, promotion, videography 2011
Homework Club Coordinator - San Jose CA
Lead a team of homework coach volunteers.
Children's ServicesProgram / Project Coordinator homework, children 2011
Director, Citizenship Programs - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to oversee a program that helps new Americans prepare for the US Citizenship test in their native… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language citizenship, immigrants, new Americans 2011
Homework Coach - San Jose Public Library CA
Increase the learning of K - 8th grade students to help them be successful in school.
Children's Services homework, Homework Help, children, children's services 2011
Special Events Assistant - Huntington Beach, CA
Volunteers help with hosting and set-up of various events at the Huntington Beach Library.
Greeter / ConciergeOutreach youth volunteers, greeter, screening volunteers 2011
ESL Conversation Club Facilitator - San Jose CA
San Jose Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to enhance the library’s services to English language learners by overseeing and implementing… more
Adult ProgrammingEnglish as a Second Language ESL, coordinator 2011
Adult Programming Committee - Monrovia, CA
This committee of volunteers brainstorms, selects, organizes and markets quality adult programming.
Adult Programming adult programming, programs 2011
Fundraising Executive Coordinator - Roseville CA
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to plan, coordinate and carry out fundraising activities and events for the library.
Fundraising and GrantwritingLeadership / Managerial fundraising, advocacy, fund development, outreach 2011
Literacy Learner Coordinator - Monrovia CA
In Monrovia Public Library's adult literacy program, the volunteer serving as Learner Coordinator helps manage the diverse needs of adult… more
Adult Literacy adult literacy 2011
Graphic Designer - Covina CA
Covina Public Library recruits skilled volunteers to serve as graphic designers to design print, electronic and video media to promote the library.
Graphic Design, Marketing and Publicity graphic designer, marketing 2011
Adult Literacy adult literacy, tutor 2011
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… more
Computer - Tech Coach computer coach, tech coach, computer tutor 2011
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… more
Leadership / Managerial grounds maintenance, gardening, landscaping 2011
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… more
Arts arts, ambassadors, outreach, culture 2011
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,… more
Children's ServicesProgram / Project CoordinatorTeen / Young Adult Services Homework Help Teen, tutor, mentor 2011
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