Saturday, March 30, 2013

Online Scheduling for Teen Summer Reading Program Volunteers starts April 1st!

The library needs Teen Volunteers, ages 12-17 (must be 12 by June 1), to help with our 2013 Summer Reading program from June 1 - August 3. Teens can earn volunteer hours by helping kids register, hand out prizes, enter statistics, and other duties as assigned by library staff.

*NEW*  Beginning April 1, 2013, teens must go online to check the summer reading volunteer calendar and complete a survey to reserve their volunteer time shifts.

Step 1:  View the College Hill Library volunteer schedule or the Irving Street Library volunteer schedule to see available time shifts (green color) - two volunteers/time shift.
Step 2:  Complete this scheduling/registration survey (link coming April 1) to:
   (1) Reserve your preferred time shift (initially, no more than 2 shifts/week)
   (2) Provide contact information
   (3) Sign-up to attend a Training Session
Step 3:  Teens must attend a training session with a parent to:
   (1) Confirm their participation and schedule

   (2) Complete a City of Westminster volunteer application (If you prefer, you may print a young adult volunteer application to complete at home and bring to the training session.)
   (3) Learn how to perform their volunteer duties.

2013 Training Dates
Saturday 1-2pm, May 18, College Hill
Tuesday 6-7pm, May 21, College Hill
Wednesday 6-7pm, May 22, Irving Street

To receive reminders about the upcoming training dates, scroll to the bottom of this webpage and sign up to "follow WPL Teen Underground by email."

If unable to attend a training session, you must contact Hollie or Lisa before May 16th! (Scroll to the bottom of the screen for contact information.)

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