Volunteer Opportunities by Library

The library accepts applications for positions that are listed and open.
Fill out a volunteer application and

AfterMath Tutors

Assist students of all ages with K-college-level math topics depending upon your skill and comfort level such as: fractions, decimals, percentages, pre- and Algebra 1&2, geometry, Trigonometry, pre-Calculus and Calculus. After-school hours during the school year.

Complete and return an AfterMath volunteer application where you wish to serve.

Hours:
East: Thu. 4 - 6 p.m , Library 21c: Wed. 3:30 - 6 p.m., Monument: Mon. 3:30 - 7 p.m., Sand Creek: Fri. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Friends Book Store Clerks

Help out at the newly remodeled Friends Book Stores at Penrose, Library 21c, and East Libraries. Volunteers staff the book store, display books, process cash register sales, accept book donations, give out Friends memberships and help customers.

Hours:
Varies

Friends Online Book Scanners

Have a couple of hours free every week? Friends seeks detail-oriented, tech-savvy volunteers to scan book donations and discards for books to sell on Friends Amazon store. Training provided.

Location(s):
Hours:
Mon, Wed or Fri from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.; , Sat from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m

Holds Processor/Filer

Use computer to trap holds and print the hold slip; match hold slip to book, label the hold slip and place the book in correct bin or Holds shelf, file item.

Location(s):
Hours:
2-4 p.m. Monday - Friday

Library Explorers Craft Program Set Up

One or two volunteers are needed to help staff set up and tear down for the Library Explorers craft programs. Volunteers will also assist patrons with completing a craft. Volunteers should have ability to move supplies on a platform truck and in large plastic totes. They will also move around the room and assist patrons with detailed tasks. Should enjoy working with special needs individuals.

Cheyenne: Third Monday of month, 9 am - noon
East: Second Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. - noon
21c: Third Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. - noon
Penrose: Fourth Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. - noon
Rockrimmon: Fourth Thursday of month, 9 a.m. - noon
Ruth Holley: Third Friday of month, 9 a.m. - noon
Sand Creek: Second Monday of month, 9 a.m. - noon

Hours:
9 a.m. - noon

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):
Hours:
6 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays thru August 1

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
Location(s):
Hours:
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.

Hours:
varies