High Impact Volunteer 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.

Titlesort descending Year
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 future citizens and scholars.
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 languages.
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 to download from the library’s collection, demonstrating how to select and download.
Tags: E-Books
2011
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 to help K-12 students struggling with English.
Tags: ESL, tutor
2007
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 volunteer-led English Conversation Clubs.
2011
ESL Conversation Club Program Coordinator - San Jose CA
This volunteer plays a leadership role in coordinator the library's English Conversation Clubs and their volunteer facilitators.
2014
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 conversational English skills.
2011
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 literacy program.
2012
Family Place Monitor - Sacramento CA
This volunteer helps families feel at home at the library, and interacts with them to ensure they get the most from their library visit.
Keywords: Early Literacy
2013
Fundraiser - Huntington Beach Public Library, CA
This volunteer position is one that Huntington Beach Public LIbrary uses to assist their fundraising efforts.
2012

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