Volunteer Opportunities by Library

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

"Drop-in Painting" Volunteer Coordinators

"Drop-in Painting" volunteers lead a Drop-In Painting Program. Volunteers will set-up room, interact with attendees, monitor supplies, take photos of the projects and communicate with staff about attendance, supply needs, patrons feedback etc. Tear-down includes cleaning and maintaining paintbrushes and drying out the water cups for re use.

Volunteers should have experience with watercolors (instruction experience a plus!) and various painting techniques, but it is not required. Volunteers should be comfortable interacting with others, have ability to offer positive feedback about attendee creations, have good time-management skills and excellent customer service skills.

Location(s):
Hours:
6-9 p.m. on 1st or 3rd Thursday each month

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: Thur. 4 - 6 p.m , Library 21c: Wed. 3:30 - 6 p.m., Manitou Springs: Mon. 3 - 5 p.m. First session is Sept. 25, 2017, Monument: Mon. 3:30 - 7 p.m., Sand Creek: Sat. 10 a.m. - noon

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

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