Volunteer at Your Library!


Teen Volunteers

Kate DeLaPointe
Librarian, Youth Services

Teen Summer Volunteers are Needed!
The library is looking for friendly, energetic, responsible teens between the ages of 14-17 to assist with the 2014 Summer Reading Program and other special library projects. Earn volunteer credits and valuable work experience. Pick up a volunteer application during the month of April at any Scottsdale Public Library or online. Applications available and accepted April 1st -30th only!

Download an application today!


Adult Volunteers

Volunteers are an essential part of our daily operations and programming. If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents, we would love to hear from you. Pick up an Interest Questionnaire at any Scottsdale Public Library location or download a copy.

Download a Volunteer Interest Questionnaire Here

Volunteer applicants whose interests, abilities and availability results in placement will complete a city mandated background check and then be scheduled for an orientation.

At this time the Library does not provide volunteer placement for court ordered community service requirements.



Current Opportunities


Appaloosa Library

Kate Malstaff
Kate Malstaff
Volunteer Supervisor, Appaloosa

There are no volunteer positions available at this time at Appaloosa Library.



Arabian Library

Rossan Santos
Rossan Santos
Volunteer Supervisor, Arabian Library

Children’s Program Host
Are you friendly, energetic, and responsible? Do you find working with children and caregivers rewarding? If so then join us as a Children’s Program Host. Hosts assist Library staff by monitoring the programming area and by communicating library policies regarding to age restrictions and class size limitations. Some bending and light lifting may be required, as this position involves moderate clean-up of library materials and spaces after Story times end.


Library Shop Attendant
Help us raise money for Library programming! Join the volunteer team as a Library Shop attendant. Create displays, keep the store neat and tidy and provide assistance to our customers.


Paging
We are looking for volunteers to help shelve materials in the library. This is a physical task and requires bending, reaching and pushing carts of materials. We are looking for help on weekdays in the afternoon. All training will be provided.




Civic Center Library

Brandon Chapman
Brandon Chapman
Volunteer Supervisor, Civic Center Library

Bright Blue Boxes Group Leader
We are looking for individuals to take book discussions to senior groups in our community. No experience necessary, training provided.


Children’s Program Host
Are you friendly, energetic, and responsible? Do you find working with children and caregivers rewarding? If so then join us as a Children’s Program Host. Hosts assist Library staff by monitoring the programming area and by communicating library policies regarding to age restrictions and class size limitations. Some bending and light lifting may be required, as this position involves moderate clean-up of library materials and spaces after Story times end.


Grammar ESL Instructor
We are looking for an individual to teach ESL grammar classes Thursday mornings. Previous experience teaching ESL is a requirement with current certification being highly desirable.


Literacy Links Volunteer
How would you like to bring books and literacy activities to preschool children in Scottsdale? Join the library’s Literacy Links program where volunteers present monthly book talks at city preschools and child care centers. You will bring a box of 25 – 50 picture books and a set a literacy activities and will present a storytime where you will share your excitement and enthusiasm of children’s picture books. You must be able to provide your own transportation and give a one year commitment of working with at least one preschool site. Training will be provided.


Technoclerk
Provide basic support for public customers who have questions regarding Microsoft Office applications; public printing/copying; malfunctioning keyboards, mice, and headphones; and proper cable connections.




Mustang Library

Richard McKirchy
Richard McKirchy
Volunteer Supervisor, Mustang Library

Circulation (Weekends)
Do you enjoy organizing? Paying attention to details? Finding things? Help the library route, shelve and process materials for customers.


Public Computer Cleaning
Do you enjoy cleaning and sanitizing? The library is in need of you. Our public computers receive constant use every day, and therefore are in need of regular cleaning. All supplies provided, must be able to stand and move for extended periods of time. Weekday and/or weekend mornings, before the library opens. One to two times per week.




Palomino Library

Aileen Plumb
Aileen Plumb
Volunteer Supervisor, Palomino Library

Library Shop Attendant
Help us raise money for Library programming! Join the volunteer team as a Library Shop attendant. Create displays, keep the store neat and tidy and provide assistance to our customers.


Paging
We are looking for volunteers to help shelve materials in the library. This is a physical task and requires bending, reaching and pushing carts of materials. We are looking for help on weekdays in the afternoon. All training will be provided.



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