Tinley Park Public Library Young Adult Volunteer Application Summer 2014
Be a part of what we do at the Tinley Park Public Library! Join our summer volunteer team and know that you spent your summer making a difference.
This application is due back to the Youth Services Desk by Friday, May 24.
Applicants must also attend a training session on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:00 pm.
Parents are encouraged to attend their child’s training session. While this is not
mandatory, parents may find it beneficial. We will explain the summer volunteer
program, discuss what is expected of volunteers, and go over scheduling.
Important things for you to know about volunteering at
the Tinley Park Public Library
Summer hours for 2014 will be completed between June 9 and August 2
Students entering grades 7-12 are eligible to volunteer for our Summer Reading Program.
Each student must commit to a minimum of 12 service hours during the summer.
A training session is mandatory for all summer volunteers.
Volunteer opportunities will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
At this time, we are unable to accept court-ordered service hours.
Letters of completion will be mailed to you on September 1.
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities this summer.
Read below to see which interests you!
Will give out prizes to summer reading participants. Other duties as assigned.
Work a 2-4 hour shift once per week.
Assist librarians with programs for children ages 3-10. This will include set-up,
clean up, crafts, and games. Shift lengths vary.
Assist our circulation department with a variety of tasks. Learn about the inner
workings of the library! Work a two-hour shift once per week.
Volunteer hours will be on a first-come, first-served basis. On May 28, we will send an email with a link to the volunteer opportunities for the month of June. We will send out an additional email containing the opportunities for July and August on June 20th.