Library - Village Square Branch


Programmatic - Teens Reach (Virtual and In-Person)

**Village Square Branch is full. You can fill out the application and we will get back to you in September 2024.

 

Teen Reach

Teens Reach provides a key way for young adults to build their leadership skills and help them achieving academic success by developing and participating in library activities, as well as becoming library advisors and advocates. Be part of a fun volunteering opportunity for teens between the ages of 13-18. Earn community service credit while supporting the library by assisting with library programs, promotion, and representing the library's teen point-of-view. Attend our monthly meetings and have your say!

Qualifications:

  • Age must be between the ages of 13-18 years old
  • Have a strong interest in the library and/or serving their community.
  • Enjoy working with people of all ages and cultures.
  • Be willing to learn new skills.
  • Submit paperwork signed by parent/guardian.
  • Complete a short virtual training
  • Create and log hours in BetterImpact Account (can be done with help of a staff member)

 

Benefits:

  • Gain new skills such as: program management, organizing, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Receive community service hours
  • Learn about other volunteer opportunities associated with the library and City of San Jose

 

Tasks:

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Assisting with library system programs such as: Summer Learning
  • Help create and/or host programs for the library community, specifically for children and teens

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+