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Volunteers are a vital part of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries!

Thank you for expressing an interest in Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer opportunities!
If you are interested in volunteering and would like to receive more information about our volunteer program and upcoming opportunities, contact the volunteer department by email at cvlvolunteer@cvlga.org or by phone at 706-243-2674 for questions.

 Do you meet the volunteer requirements?

  • 12 years of age or older
  • Commit to a weekly schedule of at least 2 hours per week
  • 10 hour minimum requirement regardless of school or program obligation
  • Applications must be received at least 4 weeks prior to your deadline to be considered

 


Step 1

Thank you for your interest in the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer opportunities! Please review our current opportunities, and apply for the one that is right for you!

GUYS READ MENTOR PROGRAM

Chattahoochee Valley Libraries will host its 5th annual GUYS READ Mentor Program from January 29, 2018 – March 2, 2018, and we are now accepting applications for volunteers!  GUYS READ is a nationally recognized program designed to promote a love of reading in young boys.  Begun in 2002 by author Jon Scieszka, GUYS READ has proven to increase reading comprehension and enjoyment in its participants.  Volunteering for GUYS READ is a blast and very simple to do – you simply visit a school once/twice a week and read to a select group of fourth grade boys.  We provide the books and training, all you need to provide is reliable transportation and your time and enthusiasm!  If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply here!  If you are already a volunteer and have an application on file with us, please email bcherrington@cvlga.org to express your interest in the 2018 GUYS READ Mentor Program.

*In order to be eligible for this volunteer opportunity, you must be an adult male over the age of 18.  Completing this application does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

Branch Opportunities 

Marion County Public Library 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries!  This application is specifically for positions at the Marion County Public Library located at 123 East 5th Avenue Buena Vista, Georgia 31803.  If you are interested in volunteering at this location, please fill out this application.  If you are accepted as a volunteer, you will need to fill out one of the forms located in Step 2.  The background release form is required for volunteers age 18 and over, the parent release form is required for volunteers age 12 – 18.  If you need assistance please reach out to bcherrington@cvlga.org or contact the Marion County Library at 229-649-6385.  Thank you!


Step 2

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.


Step 3

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 cvlvolunteer@cvlga.org, 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.


For more information on becoming part of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer team please call 706-243-2674 or email Britni Cherrington-Stoddart at cvlvolunteer@cvlga.org.



Registered volunteers click here to log in.
Volunteers Can:
  • Check or maintain information such as address, phone numbers, and email address.
  • Check and print their schedule, sign-up for schedule openings, and alert supervisor to times they cannot serve as scheduled.
  • Post their hours, and view and print their past service information.
  • Check the progress toward the completion of their mandatory service.
  • Receive messages.
Supervisors Can:
  • View and manage information for the volunteers assigned to their area.
  • View and manage volunteer schedules for their area.