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
Fundraising Executive Coordinator - Roseville CA
Roseville Public Library recruits volunteer leaders to plan, coordinate and carry out fundraising activities and events for the library.
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 collection and digitizing the cards makes the books findable by local and remote researchers through the library website.
Tags: genealogy
2011
Genealogy Group Facilitator - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin, Texas, assists genealogical researchers, including beginners and those with varying levels of experience, in creating a strategy to locate the needed information.
Tags: genealogy
2019
Genealogy Group Facilitator - Texas
This volunteer position, designed and used by the Lake Travis Community Library in Austin Texas, assists genealogical researchers, including beginners and those with varying levels of experience, in creating a strategy to locate the needed information.
Tags: genealogy
2019
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.
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 outside environment of the library on a regular basis.
2011
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 instructors for Partners in Reading (PAR). PAR serves adults with low literacy and often little access to computers. PAR’s mission is to reduce the technology gap that exists so adults can easily access information and thrive in our modern society. The successful candidate will recruit and oversee volunteer instructors for PAR’s computer lab, create workshops and classes that will engage and teach necessary computer skills.
2012
Homebound Delivery Volunteer - Orange Public Library CA
Volunteer Job Description used by the Orange Public Library to recruit and manage volunteers who deliver materials to homebound patrons.
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2015
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 unable to travel to the library. This ToolKit, developed in 2011 by North Texas Library Partners (NTLP) with a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, provides useful information for libraries wishing to develop, improve, or expand library services to homebound individuals.
2011
Homework Club Coordinator - San Jose CA
Lead a team of homework coach volunteers.
2011

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