Volunteering at the Library and with the Friends
Volunteer with the Friends of the Green Valley Library
Friends volunteers staff the bookstores in the library and at the Annex in the Green Valley Village. Volunteers also help to list and process used books sold on the internet.If you are interested in volunteering in the bookstore, you can download the Bookstore Volunteer Application form here. Available volunteer duties are listed on the application form.
Other volunteer opportunities with the Friends
Looking for a Volunteer Opportunity
--or Know Someone Who Might Be?
WANTED: The Board of the Friends of the Library is looking for a person to be an Assistant Treasurer. The job is not hard but an understanding of accounting principles would be an advantage. It is not necessary to attend board meetings but would be on call three or four times a year to assist the Treasurer in her duties such as picking up money, possibly writing checks, making deposits to the bank, etc. If the job works out and the Treasurer decides to retire, the Assistant will be asked to take over the duties of the Treasurer. For more information or to answer any questions, please call Carol Bates-Smith at 648-0344.
The Friends carry out a variety of activities in support of the library and the Friends organization. These include helping to coordinate activities such as art talks, the Poets' Corner, the annual bus trip to the Tucson Festival of Books, and serving on short-term committees.
If you are interested in volunteering with the Friends, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteering with the Joyner- Green Valley Library Staff
Adult Volunteer Coordinator: Deborah Bosma
Teen Volunteer Coordinator: Meggin Kitterman
Contact phone: 594-5295, ext. 3
Those interested in volunteering can call to schedule an interview or can pick up an application form in the library. Volunteers can also print their application here and bring it to their scheduled interview.
You can download an application form here: Pima County Volunteer Application Form.
Once a week commitment/ 2- hour shift
Additional 1 hour training
Assist public with logging in, printing, e-mail, word processing, basic computer needs, etc.
May assist with computer classes as well
Whatever day and time works for the volunteer
Checking that the books are in the correct order on the shelves.
This is not shelving books, but checking the books that have been shelved.
Will involve bending, squatting, on-your-feet the entire time.
Miscellaneous Projects arise from time to time. Contact the Library staff for information.
For teens: Assignments are created as the teens volunteer based on needs of children's librarian.