Alameda County Library


Castro Valley Volunteer Activities - Volunteer Shelving

Volunteer at the Castro Valley Library to assist with the general upkeep and maintenance of the library.

Volunteers work with library staff to perform wide-ranging tasks to enhance existing library services. They may assist library staff with projects, help prepare for or clean up after library programs, and generally help with library upkeep. 

Volunteers can work up to a maximum of 2 hours per shift, twice a week, for a total of 10 hours during a calendar year 

Example of Duties

  • Organize and display collections
  • Clean library materials
  • General pick-up and straightening
  • Shelve picture books
  • Assist with library programs
  • Recover Books
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements

  • Be High School Age age or older
  • Have parent or guardian permission (if applicable)
  • Follow library guidelines for privacy and behavior
  • Show up for scheduled shifts

Ideal Volunteer

  • Friendly, approachable, flexible
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable and timely
  • Able to work independently

Training for volunteers will occur on the volunteers 1st day of service

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 510-667-7900

Qualifications Required

  • Age Level Must be at least High School Teen

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 66 total shifts) for this activity are as follows


Date Start Time End Time
Monday, September 26, 2022 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Monday, September 26, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Monday, October 03, 2022 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Monday, October 03, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Wednesday, October 05, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Thursday, October 06, 2022 4:00 PM 6:00 PM