Library - Tully Branch


Programmatic - 2024 Summer Learning Ambassador

Are you looking for a rewarding way to help your community this summer while interacting with local youth and families? Tully Community Branch Library is looking for enthusiastic teens and adults wanting to work alongside other volunteers to help promote our Summer Learning program

How You Will Make a Difference

Library volunteers play a pivotal role in encouraging San José youth and families to take part in the Summer Learning program to avoid falling behind when they return to school. Your main goal is to connect with library users and explain the benefits of continued education during the summer.

Volunteers are needed to:
  • Engage and explain to families how the Summer Learning program works
  • Register youth and families for the program via the Beanstack website on www.sjpl.org or www.sjpl.beanstack.org, or the Beanstack mobile app
  • Help promote library activities and events
  • Award prizes to readers

Benefits

  • Encourage lifelong learning to community youth
  • Connect with your community and provide a desired service
  • Share or gain experience with program management skills
  • Develop mentoring skills

Commitment/Schedule

Willingness to volunteer at least once a week during the library's open hours for the duration of the Summer Learning Program (June 1st - July 31st). Schedule is dependent on the availability of the volunteer.

Qualifications

  • Prospective volunteers must be comfortable in engaging library users about registering for the Summer Learning program (training will be provided)
  • Age 13 or over (Fingerprinting required for volunteers aged 18+)
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish or Vietnamese) a plus but not required.

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+
  • Completed Staff Training: Volunteer Vaccine Verification Must be Yes