Learn about the wide range of volunteer opportunities at Pierce County Library System. Availability of specific opportunities varies seasonally and by location.
Audio Visual Materials Maintenance Assistant
Purpose: To assist in maintenance of assorted audio visual materials.
Clerical Support Assistant
Purpose: To assist library or department staff with clerical needs.
Purpose: To provide mentorship to young people in exploring computer coding and programming during CoderDojo youth programs.
ESL Services (English As A Second Language)
Purpose: To provide structured time slots for immigrants and refugees from foreign countries, with opportunities to practice conversational English., and enable participants to feel comfortable speaking English by creating a nonjudgmental and supportive environment.
Homebound Outreach Assistant
Purpose: To deliver library materials to homebound customers
Housekeeping Assistant/Branch Services
Purpose: General light housekeeping
Internet/Catalog Tutor (for online automated systems)
Purpose: To provide instruction for the public in the basic use of Internet and in the use of the library's online catalog. In this position, the volunteer teaches basic computer skills to adult learners, including how to navigate the Web and use a Web-based e-mail account, assisting students one-on-one or in small groups.
Landscape Gardener Aide (Grounds Maintenance)
Purpose: To keep the outside building grounds neat and orderly and the live plants inside watered and trimmed.
Learning Disabled Student Volunteer as Library Assistant
Purpose: To establish work experience and life skills within the library environment and to assist library staff as necessary within program guidelines. May be accompanied on site by school or program staff person.
Materials Maintenance Assistant
Purpose: To assist in maintaining the good physical condition of assorted library materials, to include cleaning and repair of both print and nonprint materials.
Movers and Packers
Purpose: To assist Pierce County Libraries with moving library and Processing and Administrative Center materials, furniture and equipment.
Purpose: To assist library staff in arranging for and effectively publicizing a variety of adult programs.
Youth Services Assistant
Purpose: To assist Youth and Children's Services staff with room setups by arranging furniture, materials, name tags, etc., and to help clean up the meeting room or activity area when the program has concluded.
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