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Friends Book Donation Drop-off
Friends of the Library Sorting Center & Booksales

Description

Friends of Johnson County Library supports library programs and services through the sale of books donated by the community.

Volunteers are needed to help accept book donations at the Friends of Johnson County Library Sort Center (8279 Melrose Dr., Overland Park, KS). Volunteers must be able to lift boxes up to 40 lbs. on/off dolly carts, stand for long periods of time, and be comfortable going outside to assist with donation drop offs. Closed toed shoes, masks, and comfortable clothing are strongly encouraged. Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome but please get your parents permission before registering. Snacks and bottled water will be provided.

*Please note the donation drop-off time change beginning May 7th.

Requirements

Minimum age: 14

Opp Available Positions: 53


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

In 1956, a dedicated group of community members started Johnson County Library by running libraries out of their homes, schools, and businesses. In 2020, the Friends Johnson County Library continues to support the Library through volunteer and financial support. We are seeking volunteers to serve on the Membership Committee which recruits new members for the Friends organization, designs membership appreciation efforts and provides opportunities to enhance support to Johnson County Library.

If you're social and outgoing, and have an understanding of building membership organizations, we'd love to talk with you! This committee conducts monthly virtual meetings and occasionally has other projects that may require additional time.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Human Services - General Orientation
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

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

We offer the following volunteer opportunities:
- Catch-a-Ride
- Home Delivered Meals
- 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 on-site at the Olathe office. 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 Home Delivered Meals, 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 Aging and 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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Interlibrary Loan Mail Processors
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Patrons request all sorts of items not in the Johnson County Library collection from other libraries around the world through Interlibrary Loan. Volunteers are needed weekday mornings for 1-2 hours to open these packages, boxes, zip ties, and zippered bags that come in the mail. Volunteers will unpack books and AV, sort items, and push carts with items to where they are needed. Then, volunteers will clean-up and organize the sorting area. This is a physically active volunteer position with repetitive movements such as bending, squatting, twisting, standing, and walking. Additionally, volunteers must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Shifts are available Mondays from approximately 9-11AM and require a minimum six-month volunteer commitment. Masks are recommended but not required for volunteering.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Opp Available Positions: 1


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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