2017 TEEN SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
We are currently accepting applications for our Teen Summer Volunteer program. Teens, ages 12-18 will earn volunteer hours while gaining customer service experience and meaningful job skills! Volunteers ideally work 2-hour shifts once or twice per week, assisting staff with programs, special projects, shelving and providing general support to customers. Review the Summer Program Information Guide to learn about our summer perks, requirements and more. Click here to complete the online summer volunteer application.
What if I have volunteered with the library before, do I have to complete a new application?
Former library volunteers are not required to complete a new application. However, to apply, you must update your contact information and your summer availability by accessing VicNet – your online volunteer profile. A recommendation letter should also be submitted on your behalf. Type your answers to the questions included in the summer program information guide in a Word document and email them to email@example.com.
Online application, recommendation letter & six questions deadline: April 14th
Summer program begins with FANFEST: May 13th
Volunteer shifts begin: May 29th
Summer program ends: July 30th
2018 GUYS READ MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
This year Chattahoochee Valley Libraries Guys Read Mentorship program graduated 126 4th grade boys in partnership with Muscogee County Schools! Volunteers read to 4th grade boys during their school lunch hour once or twice per week at select elementary schools. Guys Read grants us the opportunity to provide an adult role model during the program who is able to share their love for reading while showing the boys how cool it is to READ! If you are interested in becoming a Guys Read Mentor for 2018 early applications will be accepted now until May 27th. For questions, contact the volunteer department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 706-243-2674. Click here to complete the online Guys Read volunteer application for 2018.
Adult volunteers must submit the Background Release form in order for your application to be considered complete.
Teen volunteers, the Parent Release form only has to be completed if you are invited to attend orientation.
Attend orientation, training and or interview to determine placement.
For adult volunteer opportunities, it is the policy of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries to require all individuals over 18 years of age to complete a Background Release Form. Completed forms may be emailed to email@example.com, faxed to 706-243-2710 or returned in person on the third floor of the Columbus Public Library. Incomplete applications will not be considered and you must call to schedule a volunteer interview due to limited space.