For the 2021-22 school year, the Bound Brook Library Teen Volunteer Program will be split into two options: In-Person and Virtual.
Prospective volunteers interested in BOTH options must apply to EACH program separately.
Please be aware that volunteer service credit hours will not be combined across in-person and virtual programs.
IN-PERSON VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Click here to access the Printable Paper Application for IN-PERSON Volunteering at Bound Brook Library
Paquete de voluntariado adolescente en persona de la biblioteca de Bound Brook
IN-PERSON volunteer opportunities:
- Teen Advisory Board (entering grades 6-12) – The Teen Advisory Board (or TAB) is a group designed to give teens a voice in the library. The group gives teens the opportunity to offer suggestions for books, movies, video games, and programming. Community service hours are awarded for attending regular monthly meetings. Please note: You do not have to apply to be a volunteer to attend meetings.
- Program Assistant (entering grades 9-12) – Program assistants help library staff prepare materials and space for library events and programs. This could include setting up for fun projects like life sized game boards and escape rooms, organizing supplies and materials for different programs, and even assisting in running the program/event itself. This position is great for anyone who is detail oriented, organized, and would like to practice project management skills.
- Adopt a Shelf / Shelving Assistant (entering grades 9-12) – In this position, volunteers will help the library with its collection of library materials. They will shelf read call numbers on library materials like books and DVDs to make sure they are in the correct order, and shelve library materials in their proper places This is a great opportunity for anyone who is detail-oriented.
- Craft Assistant (entering grades 6-12) – Craft Assistants help library staff create creative and fun crafts for kids and their families. In this position you would be helping to organize materials, put together instructions for kids, and even help brainstorm new ideas for future crafts. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is organized and loves anything arts and crafts related.
- Display Assistant/ Space Design Assistance (entering grades 6-12)- In this position, volunteers help library staff maintain a welcoming environment in the Teen Space. Volunteers will help create fun and unique wall and shelf displays. Volunteers will also get a chance to contribute to the present and future layout of the Teen Space by sharing their views and opinions. This is a great position for anyone with an eye for art and design.
VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Click here to access the Digital Application for VIRTUAL Volunteering with Bound Brook Library
Solicitud de voluntariado adolescente- SOLO VIRTUAL en español
VIRTUAL volunteer opportunities:
- Make A Difference – The essence of volunteering: projects that do good for others.
- Book Reviews – Brief, quality reviews of teen books.
- Zine – Submissions of art and literary works for publication in the SCLSNJ Teen Zine.
Contact information for inquiries regarding volunteering at Bound Brook Library:
Rosie Mendoza | firstname.lastname@example.org