City of Markham - Markham Public Library

Interview & Training Sessions - 2024 SUMMER-Volunteer Interview In-person- Cornell Library- Monday, August 26

New Volunteers:

We always welcome new volunteers! An interview is the first step to join our team. Only successful candidates will be able to volunteer with the Markham Public Library.


Important: Once the interview is full, you will be able to sign up for a waitlist. You will be contacted prior to the interview if a spot becomes available, only those that are contacted and have moved up from the waitlist will be admitted to the interview. Please sign up for only one interview session. If you have already successfully interviewed by a different City of Markham Department or Markham Public Library location, you do not need to interview again; unless you would like to better your rank.


You must be 14 or over in order to volunteer with the City of Markham and complete this interview session.


You can also check if you already have an interview rank by going to "My Profile," then "Qualifications" and looking beside "Interview."


You will be given one of these volunteer ranks:

  • Event Assistant
  • Program and Event Assistant
  • Program Leader, Program and Event Assistant

Your experience and responses will determine your rank.

Prior to your interview, please watch the orientation video that explains how volunteering with MPL works -


Interview Date and Time: Monday, August 26, 2024- 6:30 to 7:30pm


Location: Cornell Library, 3201 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham, Ontario   L6B 0T2 



Amber Dykeman, Branch Volunteer Coordinator for the Cornell Library

(905) 513-7977 ext. 3461


The interview:

  • Please arrive approximately 10 minutes early!
  • Interviews will be conducted in a group setting (Up to 5 candidates per interviewer at a time)
  • You will be asked 4 short questions
  • If you need to cancel your attendance, please make sure to remove your shift. 

After the interview:

  • Check your profile to see your interview rank. 
  • Follow the rest of the steps to become a full volunteer (You may also complete these steps while waiting for your interview day).
  • Once becoming a full volunteer, full access to our opportunities based on rank will be shown 
  • Please explore other City opportunities and/or re-apply for an interview with us for the next season if you are not a successful candidate.
  • Some opportunities require additional trainings, they will be posted on MyImpactPage

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 14 or 15 years old

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Monday, August 26, 2024 6:30 PM 7:30 PM