Volunteer Opportunities

Lakewood Library – Operations Assistant

Help set up Babytime & Storytime, and shelve holds or returned library materials.

  • Saturdays 7:00-9:00 or 8:00-10:00

Shelve holds or returned library materials.

  • Sundays 9:30-11:30 or 10:00-12:00

Wheat Ridge Library – Program Assistant

Help with preparing Storytime crafts and materials for children’s programs. Flexible schedule, roughly 2 hours per week.

Kids & Families Outreach – Community Story Time Assistants

Volunteer Qualifications

  • A love of kids, books and libraries and an appreciation of preschooler’s energy and enthusiasm;
  • Previous experience in a Preschool or Kindergarten classroom;
  • Commitment to attend Story Time training in August;
  • Able to commit to full day preschool visits at least one day per month during the 2019-2020 school year on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays OR Fridays;
  • A reliable mode of transportation. Opportunities are in the Lakewood/Littleton/Ken Caryl areas in the following Jeffco preschools:
    • Foothills
    • Dutch Creek
    • Mortensen
    • Coronado
    • Westgate
    • Shaffer
    • Kendrick Lakes
  • Must be 18 years or older.

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Pick up prepared Story Time kits once/month from a designated JCPL Library;
  • Prepare for Story Times by previewing books and practicing songs, rhymes, and props before visits;
  • Visit and read to one or more classes per month, September – May;
  • Promote JCPL’s resources and services;
  • Communicate with the teacher and Kids & Families staff.

 Videographer/Video Editor

JCPL’s Promotions & Marketing team is seeking a volunteer to edit and update a marketing video. Schedule is flexible. Volunteer should be adept with video editing software and videography techniques.                                                                                                                      

Questions? Contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at volunteers@jeffcolibrary.org or 303-275-2212.

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