Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities: PPLD Teens

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering at PPLD! We count on our volunteers to achieve so much.

Fast Track

20 hours or fewer for school, scouts or NHS.

Please fill out this form to apply: Fast Track Volunteer Application

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Library Helpers

  • Assist with children/teen programs
  • Help children with crafts
  • Assist staff with everyday functions of the Library
  • Complete other tasks as needed

Library Helper Volunteer Position Description

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Reading Buddies Volunteer

Teens are needed to help children retain and improve reading skills over the summer. Teens will listen to a child read aloud, read with a child or assist children in selecting reading materials and share their enthusiasm for reading. When not engaged in study buddies activities, volunteers will do additional tasks.

Volunteers should have excellent reading skills, and the ability to communicate with children and adults, and follow directions.

Must attend a training session and commit to one shift per week.

Apply early; this position closes May 1, 2019.

Location(s):
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6 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays thru August 1

Review Crew

The Review Crew is a way for teens (ages 13-18) to earn volunteer hours by writing qualifying reviews to be published on Pikes Peak Library District’s teen website. Check out some of our book reviews at https://ppld.org/teens/book-reviews for examples.

Review Crew Volunteer Position Description

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1 qualifying book review = 1 hour volunteer service

Study Buddies

Teen volunteers – 13-17 - will help students in grades K – 5 with homework or reading practice.

  • Assist students with a range of elementary school homework topics including reading, English, history, science and math

Study Buddies Volunteer Position Description

Location(s):
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One late afternoon per week

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board meet monthly or more to suggest topics, and plan and host programs and services for teens.

Teen Advisory Board Volunteer Position Description

Want to make a difference in your community? The Teen Advisory Board is a group of volunteers who helps the library put on programs and events. Teen Volunteer application required. Ages 12 - 18. Click here for more information.

  • When: Second Thursday of the month from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Where: East Library
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Volunteer Opportunities: Community

  1. Volunteer at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

  2. Using the power of online to get teens to do good stuff offline.

  3. Volunteer at the Humane Society.

  4. Search by zip code or city to find volunteer opportunities in your area.