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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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Friends of Johnson County Big Fall Kids Book Sale
Friends of the Library Sorting Center & Booksales

Description

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.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Opp Available Positions: 11


Friends of the Library Board of Directors
Friends of the Library Board of Directors

Description

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

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Opp Available Positions: 2


Friends of the Library Bookstore Cashier
Friends of the Library Bookstores

Description

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.

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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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 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.

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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Description

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 provided
Reports to Maker Space staff

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MakerSpace Workshop Assistant - General
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Your MakerSpace is looking for volunteer MakerSpace Workshop Assistants!


You will:



  • welcome and orient MakerSpace users,

  • teach users how to use the equipment safely and responsibly,

  • preserve and maintain the equipment, and

  • share your knowledge with the local Maker community.


Sign-up, come in and meet with us to learn more about this fun and creative opportunity!


Instruction and training will be provided.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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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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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

Opp Available Positions:


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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Writers Conference
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

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.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Opp Available Positions:


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