Dakota County Library


Wescott Library, Eagan - Wescott Library: Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

General Description

Lead with other teens in your community to help shape library programs and services. Use your talents and skills to help prepare for special events, make suggestions for books, programs and spaces, and represent the Library in the community.

 

Location

Wescott Library, Eagan

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in guided conversations either in person or virtually about library services and the needs/interests of the community; offer input and contribute to plans for action
  • Assist library staff before and at special events and activities, both in the library and in the local community
  • Learn about Dakota County Library and positively advocate for it in your community

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ages 13 through 18
  • Must provide own transportation to and from the library or library-sponsored events in local community
  • Must be able connect with team via zoom or other online platform
  • Teens and their parent or guardian must read and agree to the volunteer waiver and parental/guardian release forms

 

Minimum Time Commitment

Varies by location

 

Activity Level

Mild - May include walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Periods of standing or sitting will be required. Comfortable shoes recommended.

 

Required Training

Volunteers will receive basic training at the beginning of their service.

 

Contact Information

Ben Coburn

Dakota County Library Adult Services Manager

Email: Ben.coburn@co.dakota.mn.us 

Phone: 651-450-2965

Qualifications Required

  • Accepted Data Privacy Notice - Tennessen Notice Must be Yes
  • Parent/Guardian Consent Must be Verified
  • Signed Volunteer Waiver Must be at least Yes