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
Head Computer Coach - San Jose Public Library Literacy Program CA
The person in this leadership position will develop learning opportunities for the computer lab and coordinate a cadre of volunteer computer… more
Adult LiteracyComputer - Tech CoachLeadership / Managerial literacy, skilled, computer coach 2012
Coordinator, Literacy Outreach Team - San Jose CA
This leadership position coordinates outreach activities that enhance the literacy program's presence in the community. Oversees a volunteer… more
Adult LiteracyLeadership / ManagerialOutreachProgram / Project Coordinator literacy, skilled, outreach 2012
Waiting Room Reader - San Mateo County, CA
San Mateo County Library volunteers share the love of reading with families in six low-income medical clinics in San Mateo County
Children's ServicesEarly LiteracyOutreach orientation, children, outreach 2012
Family Literacy "Gift Giver" - San Jose Public Library - CA
The Gift Giver coordinates the distribution of children’s books and family materials to parents, guardians and children who participate in the family… more
Adult LiteracyChildren's ServicesLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator literacy, family literacy, skilled 2012
Literacy Site Coordinator -- San Luis Obispo CA
Organizes and manages a literacy learning center which supports tutors and learners to ensure that an effective educational program takes place. (… more
Adult LiteracyLeadership / ManagerialProgram / Project Coordinator literacy, skilled 2012
Library Concierge - Roseville CA
Be the smiling representative of the library! Greet and guide customers to services,
programs, and materials. Provide assistance with the express… more
Greeter / Concierge greeter, concierge 2012
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
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