Library - Mira Mesa

Chess Club Game Leader

Mira Mesa Library's Chess Club offers the community the opportunity to learn Chess by showing them how to play this game and learn about Chess.  As a Chess Club volunteer, you will need to be able to have a game with participants all the while teaching them about Chess and game strategies.  

Availability:  Thursday Afternoon, 2:45 pm-5:15pm

Hours/week:  2

Time Commitment: 6 months- 1 year

Start Date:  9/1/2022

As a Chess Club Volunteer you will:  

  • Run the Chess Club and help make it a success.
  • Set up the space and tidy up afterwards.
  • Encourage participants to fill out the post-program survey.

Requirements after being selected as a volunteer:

  • Mandatory orientation and training.
  • COVID 19 Policies and guidelines.
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention training.
  • Participation Agreement
  • Fingerprint and background check for applicants over 18 (no cost to applicant).
  • Be available weekly.

We would love you to apply!

  • Returning volunteers welcome!
  • 16 years of age and older
  • You have good knowledge of chess and enjoy playing and would like to teach it to young people


The Mira Mesa Branch Library

8405 New Salem St.

San Diego, CA 92126


·       Volunteer candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date in accordance with City policy. “Fully vaccinated” means a person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Acceptable COVID-19 vaccines must either be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the World Health Organization.  

·       Volunteer candidates who are selected for a volunteer opportunity will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination. 

·       Volunteers with a disability or medical condition that makes it medically inadvisable for them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as verified by their healthcare provider, or those with a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice that prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may request reasonable accommodation and exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer and wish to make a request for accommodation will be provided with more information. The City will review requests for medical or religious accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. A candidate’s start date may be adjusted to allow for the accommodation process.