High Impact Volunteer Position Descriptions

Leading-edge position descriptions that give volunteers the opportunity to put their skills and experience to work...

NOTE: These are examples from public libraries in California and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Titlesort ascending Year
Computer Instructor - Chandler Public Library AZ
This volunteer job description is from the Chandler Public Library in Arizona.
Tags: computer, tech
2017
Computer Coach Team Leader
San Jose Public Library recruits take-charge individuals to recruit, train, coordinate and support a team of volunteer computer coaches. The coaches will provide assistance to customers who need help using the library’s public computers and other tech equipment.
2011
Computer Coach Program Coordinator - Huntington Beach
The Huntington Beach Public Library Computer Coach Program Coordinator, in partnership with Library Management, oversees the Computer Coach program and leads a highly skilled group of Computer Coaches. These Coaches provide hands-on computer assistance to library customers and assist with public computer classes. The Program Coordinator is on the front lines of the emerging public library trend of expanded roles for volunteers.
2012
Computer Coach
Huntington Beach recruits people with computer/ tech skills to be part of a team that is helping to bridge the digital divide in their community.
2011
Community Programs Specialist
Kern County Library recruits professionals to create and publicize library program events on topics with broad community appeal.
2011
Community Connections Coordinator - San Jose
This San Jose Public Library volunteer job description is for someone to oversee and implement strategies that involved the library in key community initiatives. This volunteer recruits and manages a team of volunteers who help make this happen.
Tags:
2011
California History, Art & Architecture Docent - CA State Library
In preparation for the grand re-opening of the historic state library building, a docent/tour guide program has been implemented.
Keywords: Arts, Docents
2013
California History Photo Archivist - California State Library
The glass plate negative collection from the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915 needs some TLC. The volunteer in this position will have the incredible opportunity to be “up close and personal” with this one-of-a-kind collection, and will play a key role in ensuring its availability to the public online in time for its 100th anniversary.
2013
California History Genealogist - CA State Library
This volunteer position description engages volunteers with research and genealogy experience in maintaining a historical website.
Tags: genealogy
Keywords: Arts
2013
Bookmobile Volunteer - RideAlong - Tulare County
Volunteer job description used by Tulare County Library for volunteers who ride along in the bookmobile to assist. (See Also: Bookmobile Volunteer - Meet in Own Car - Tulare County)
2010

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