Teen Summer Volunteers

Teen Summer Volunteers

A Morley Library teen volunteer must be a student in grades 9-12, age 14 and up. The library will not accept volunteers who are required to do court-ordered community service.

Participation Guidelines:

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be comfortable interacting with the public, especially children
  • Simply filling out this application does not guarantee a volunteer spot at a summer program
  • Summer teen volunteer spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis

What does a teen volunteer do?

  • Helps set up children’s library programs
  • Helps prep kids crafts or man a craft station
  • Helps pass out snacks
  • Helps tear down and clean up after a program is over
  • Assists with other library-related duties as needed

Hours:

Teen volunteers will be scheduled for a 2 or 3 hour shift, depending on the program.

Necessary Skills:

  • Maturity and positive attitude
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to learn routine library tasks and work independently after training
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with library employees
  • Ability to adhere to a specific schedule and to arrive promptly at the time scheduled
  • Ability to talk and communicate with the public

How do I become a teen volunteer at Morley Library?

Fill out the below application and have your parent/guardian fill out the Parent Waiver and return both documents to the Morley Library Children's Desk or email them to the Children's Services Manager, Barbara Bailey, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Selected volunteers will be contacted via email to secure dates and times.

Teen Volunteer Application Parent Waiver Behavior & Conduct Policy