Create and lead lessons for weekly English Language Classes, on rotation. Saturday mornings 9-11.
Minimum age: 18
Opp Available Positions:
Volunteers are needed November 7-9, 2019 for the Big Fall Kids Book Sale. Opportunities available include: Volunteer Check-In, Merchandiser, Cashier, Counter & Dolly Runner, Box Clerk, and Clean-up. As a thank you for volunteering, each volunteer will receive 5 Book Bucks at the conclusion of their shift which can be used to purchase items from the sale. To learn more or register for a shift, please click here.
Minimum age: 16
Opp Available Positions: 11
Seeking Passionate, Library-Loving Volunteers for Board Service!Criteria/Expectations:* Board Member is a member of the Friends of the Library
* Willing to serve up to two three-year terms as an elected member (or serve some portion thereof if appointed to fill the remainder of a vacant, unexpired term)
* Committed to attending ten board meetings per year with an excused absence
* Willing to participate actively in one or more committees and carry out appropriate assignments outside monthly board meetings
* Willing to serve as an officer or in other leadership roles* Willing to provide reports on Friend's activities at Library and Foundation Board meetings
* Agrees to record volunteer hours each month and submit to Library Volunteer Services Coordinator* Attends as many Friends and Friends-sponsored library activities as possible
* Acts as an ambassador for the Friends and the Library in a formal and informal capacity
Opp Available Positions: 2
We currently have four shifts available: Mondays 1:30-5pm at Friends Antioch Bookstore; Fridays 1:30-5pm at Friends Central Bookstore; Thursdays 2-5:30pm and Saturday once a month 11am-4pm at Friends Blue Valley Bookstore. Substitute cashiers are also needed to cover open shifts on short notice at Antioch, Blue Valley and Central Bookstores. Attention to detail and punctuality are required. Sorry, no book dealers due to conflict of interest. You will provide superior customer service to bookstore patrons and use the Square point-of-sale system to process transactions and memberships.
This is an ongoing commitment; you are expected to work at least one shift a week. We require a one-year commitment for adults and 50 hours for students.
Johnson County Library was started by a dedicated group of community members who ran libraries out of their homes, schools, and businesses. Today, Friends of Library is a membership organization that supports the library through volunteer and financial support.The Marketing/Community Engagement Committee is responsible for spreading the word about Friends and our work with the Library. Friends are looking for volunteers who have skills in community engagement, communication, design, working with media, and/or a background in journalism to serve on this committee.
Johnson County Library was started by a dedicated group of community members who ran libraries out of their homes, schools, and businesses. Today, Friends of Library is a membership organization that supports the library through volunteer and financial support.The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members and membership appreciation. Friends are looking for volunteers who are outgoing, social, have sales experience, and/or an understand membership organizations to serve on this committee.
Johnson County Library was started by a dedicated group of community members who ran libraries out of their homes, schools, and businesses. Today, Friends of Library is a membership organization that supports the library through volunteer and financial support.The Revenue and Fiscal Oversight Committee is responsible for the oversight of the Friends fundraising strategies and campaigns. Friends are looking for volunteers with fundraising or grant writing experience, campaign participation, legal or finance expertise, or small business leadership to serve on this committee.
Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday 8:00 am-10:00 am. Using a pre-printed list, you will pull items from the shelves and place a label on them so they can be picked up by the patrons who have placed a hold on them. Items are then placed in small tubs to be sent to other branches. Shifts are approximately two hours.
The MakerSpace workshop assistant will help our "Meet Micro:bit" and "3D Thursday" instructors set up and break down equipment before and after their monthly workshops, and help patrons learn new skills, from 3D modeling to 3D printing, and from electronics to computer programming! This is an ongoing opportunity.Instruction & training will be providedReports to Maker Space staff
Your MakerSpace is looking for volunteer MakerSpace Workshop Assistants!
Sign-up, come in and meet with us to learn more about this fun and creative opportunity!
Instruction and training will be provided.
Read and review advanced reader copies of Young Adult books for volunteer credit as a part of YALSA's Teens' Top Ten galley group!
Minimum age: 13
If you don't see the volunteer position you're looking for, or you aren't sure about where you want to volunteer, you've come to the right place! Sign up here and you will be contacted to learn more about volunteering in the library!
Johnson County Library will be hosting on our 5th annual Writers Conference Thursday, November 14 through Sunday, November 17. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up/clean-up, greeting, and room monitoring throughout the conference.
Volunteers like you help your Library with 60,000 hours each year.
Johnson County's Human Services department manages programs and activities that support the independence, dignity and self-sufficiency of Johnson County residents. - website
You can make the day brighter for someone with an intellectual or developmental disability. - website
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