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Description

The Blue Valley Branch is in a need for volunteers weekday mornings to help with pulling books from the shelves to send to other library branches. Volunteers must be able to stand, walk, and bend to retrieve books. Helps with pull lists and shelving. 2-4 hours per shift, with a variety of shifts open Sunday through Saturday.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Celebrate Kansas: There's No Place Like Home
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

January 29th is Kansas' 159th birthday. Volunteers are needed to help with event set-up, leading historic games, and clean-up.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Center-Based Workshop
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Assist and interact with our clients who work in our center-based workshop at the Elmore Center.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Community Services
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Spend time with our clients who have chosen to spend their weekdays engaging with the community and doing volunteer work.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Driver for Special Projects
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Driver to pick up hot meals from JCDS facility and take them to offsite programs. Driver will not be transporting clients.

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Description

Create and lead lessons for weekly English Language Classes, on rotation. Saturday mornings 9-11.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Friends of the Library Bookstore Cashier
Friends of the Library Bookstores

Description

We are currently recruiting for one shift: Tuesdays 5-8pm at Antioch 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.

Additional info:

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.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Description

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.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Friends of the Library Membership Committee
Friends of the Library Committees

Description

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.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Gardner Branch Circulation Volunteer
Gardner-Spring Hill-Edgerton Libraries

Description

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.

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Host a Food Drive for Neighbors in Need
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Help stock the shelves at one of the County's food pantries. Service hours awarded to students who collect at least 50 full size items. For every 50 items collected, the student will earn five service hours.

Johnson County Human Services - Multi-Service Centers provide services to low income residents. We provide services such as utility assistance, food pantry, provide vouchers for the Kansas City Medicine Cabinet, and case management.

We operate three food pantries in Johnson County: North Central (Lenexa), North East (Mission), and Southwest (Gardner).

We collect non-perishable food items such as peanut butter, oatmeal, cereal, jelly, canned fruit, helper meals, canned tuna & chicken, canned vegetables, beans, soup, canned pasta, and pasta sauce.

*Due to safety regulations, we are unable to accept expired food. Service hours will not be awarded to expired food items.

Donations can be dropped off (Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm) at our Olathe office located at 11811 S Sunset Drive SUITE 1300 Olathe, KS 66061.

Additional info:

Please contact the Community Relations Manager if requesting service hours at Brandy.Hodge@jocogov.org

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Human Services - General Orientation
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Interested in volunteering for Human Services but uncertain where to start? Attend a volunteer orientation. General orientation is a one hour overview of the services provided by Human Services and ways you can volunteer.

We offer the following volunteer opportunities:
- Catch-a-Ride
- Meals on Wheels
- Helping Hands
- Personal Shopper
- Office Administration
- Food Pantry

To get started with one of the above opportunities, you must attend an orientation session. Orientations are hosted twice a month. During the orientation you will complete all neccessary paperwork to volunteer. Weekday opportunities available from 8am-5pm.

If interested in joining Catch-a-Ride or Meals on Wheels, please plan on staying an additional hour for program training. The program training is from 2 pm - 3 pm.

*Please note this orientation is only for the Human Services department. If you are interested in volunteering for multiple departments, additional orientation or training may be required.*

Additional info:

https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-services/volunteer/orientations

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Legislative Coffee Series
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Kansas Legislative Senators and Representatives will be discussing the new legislative session. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up and clean-up. Volunteers with photography skills and their own camera are also needed to help take high resolution photos during the event.

Requirements

Minimum age: 15

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Lenexa City Center Galley Review Group
Lenexa City Center Library

Description

Read and review advanced reader copies of Young Adult books for volunteer credit as a part of YALSA's Teens' Top Ten galley group!

Requirements

Minimum age: 13

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Monticello Galley Review Group
Monticello-De Soto Libraries

Description

Read and review advanced reader copies of Young Adult books for volunteer credit as a part of YALSA's Teens' Top Ten galley group!

Requirements

Minimum age: 13

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Need More Information?
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

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!

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Papercrete Works
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Assist our clients in the Papercrete Works program who earn an hourly wage for pouring Papercrete into molds, decorating it when it is dry, and selling decorative items as a way to earn income.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Pet Therapy Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Volunteers coordinate through approved non profit certified Pet Therapy organizations to bring therapy animals to Developmental Supports, Elmore Center.

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Retirement Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

We always need volunteers who want to spend time with our folks in Retirement. You can bring an activity or something to share, or accompany our group on a community outing.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Swift Volunteer
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Are you looking to volunteer with the library but do not have the time to commit to a regular volunteer shift? If so, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for people who want to help with a variety of one-time volunteer opportunities. These opportunities may include: preparing mailings, setting-up for events, greeting and ushering programs, or helping with book sales. By joining this group, you will receive emails letting you know about new one-time volunteer opportunities. You will be able register for whichever opportunities interest you. It's that simple.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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VOICES Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Volunteer Opportunities In Communities for Everyone's Success
VOICES is a program created by JCDS that will pair a volunteer from the community with someone receiving services for an intellectual or developmental disability. The goal is for the pair to spend time in the community doing an activity, volunteering somewhere together or socializing.

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