Library Volunteers

Thanks to our Volunteers for making Airdrie Public Library a great place for everyone! 

Current Opportunities 

Interested in volunteering at the library and gaining mentoring experience? Apply to be a Big Buddy today! 

Are you between the ages of 13 and 17? Are you looking to make a difference, gain volunteer experience, and have fun? Share your love of reading and meet new friends: apply to become a volunteer mentor in the Reading Buddies program. 

Description

Reading Buddies is a program that matches teen mentors with “buddies” in Grades 2-4 for one-on-one mentorship to improve literacy and encourage reading! Volunteers will receive a certificate upon completion.

Duties

  • Meet with Little Buddy and listen/assist their reading, facilitate conversation about reading/comprehending reading material with Little Buddy, assist Little Buddy with the activity
  • Pick out materials, set up for program and clean up after program
  • Attend the *orientation session before the program starts

Dates & Time

*Volunteer Orientation: Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Time: 4:00 to 5:00

RB Program: Thursdays; March 12th to April 9th, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm

  • Registration is now Open!
  • Spaces are limited to7 Big Buddies
  • Deadline for applications is Monday, February 24th, 2019

 

TAC – Teen Advisory Council

The Teen Advisory Council meets once a month at the library’s fireplace. TAC members hang out, help to plan programs, promote teen reading, grow the YA collection and create a great environment for teens at the library! Teens involved will earn volunteer hours and build practical skills. TAC involvement looks great on resumes, post secondary and scholarship applications.

We are always open to new members! For more information contact programs@airdriepubliclibrary.ca.

Date: One Thursday a month; January 9, February 6, March 12 & April 9

Time: from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Thanks in advance for your support!

General Info on Volunteering at APL

How to Apply:

  • The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to set up an interview.
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