Virtual Volunteering - Teens Reach (Virtual Meeting)

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Teens Reach provides a key way for young adults to build their leadership skills 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 for school 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 that can help achieve academic success such as: program management, organization, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Receive community service hours for school
  • Learn about other volunteer opportunities associated with the library and City of San Jose

Tasks:

  • Attend meetings on odd months on Zoom
  • Assisting with virtual library volunteer roles
  • Help create and/or host virtual programs for the library community, specifically for children and teens

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+
  • Online Orientation for Virtual Volunteers Completed Must be Yes