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
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
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
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
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
Job Help Center Assistant - Columbus Metropolitan Library OH
Volunteer position description used by the Columbus Metropolitan Library when they were able to have their Job Center open . . .
Job / Employment Coach job coach, job center coach 2009
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
Library Literacy Volunteer Job Descriptions
On this page of resources from the California Library Literacy Services website you can scroll down to find sample volunteer job descriptions for… more
Adult Literacy job descriptions, Recruitment