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Volunteers are a vital part of Chattahoochee Valley Libraries!

Thank you for your interest in the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer program. Here at Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, we are thrilled to offer a volunteer program that allows individuals the opportunity to gain valuable service skills, while making a difference in the lives of others. Volunteer opportunities are available whether you are seeking required volunteer hours, court appointed community service, or just plain interested in gaining work experience and giving back to the community.

Step 1- Apply

Summer 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

We are no longer accepting applications for summer volunteer opportunities.

Fall 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

We will begin accepting applications for fall volunteer opportunities beginning August 2, 2019. Please continue to check back for updates.

Recording Studio Volunteer Opportunities

In partnership with GaRRS, we are seeking volunteer readers to record printed materials for individuals who are visually-impaired or otherwise print-impaired.  If you would like volunteer your voice to help inform, connect, and entertain populations in need, please complete the online application .

Muscogee County Friends of Libraries Book Store Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently recruiting adult volunteers (18+) who are able to commit to working weekly shifts in the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries Bookstore.  If you love books AND people, this is the perfect place for you! Bookstore volunteer duties include: welcome and greet patrons; assist patrons with book selections; calculate total sales, collect money and make appropriate change; use a credit card terminal; bag purchases; accept and sort incoming book donations; shelve and organize books as necessary. Apply today!

 

Step 2- Complete required forms

Adult volunteers (over 18 years of age) must submit the Background Release form in order for applications to be considered complete.

Teen volunteers must submit the Parent Release form in order for applications to be considered complete.

Completed forms may be emailed to cvlvolunteer@cvlga.org, faxed to 706-565-8669, or returned in person on the third floor of the Columbus Public Library. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Step 3- Interview/Orientation

Before volunteering with Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, all volunteers are required to attend orientation and training with the Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator will give a brief tour showing volunteers where to sign-in and out and where to keep his or her name badge and belongings. Volunteers are then given “on-the-job” training in their assigned branch or department.


For more information on becoming part of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer team, please call 706-243-2674 or email us 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.
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