Volunteers Make A Difference!

Volunteers are our Partners

Being a Volunteer:

Volunteers are important partners for the success of the Library District’s mission to be a center for Information, community enrichment, recreational reading, and lifelong learning. Volunteers enhance library services by assisting staff in various capacities. Volunteers share their skills and talents and enjoy the rewards of enriching the lives of others and the community.

Library volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds and their contribution to the Library, staff, and community is immeasurable. Join us! The Library Volunteer Program will bring you new opportunities, experiences, relationships, and fun!

Why Volunteer?

• Gain valuable work experience
• Acquire new job skills
• Enhance your resume
• Make new Friends
• Earn school credit for community service
• Serve your community

What can Volunteers Do?

• Assist with programs
• Host programs (Professional skill or talent)
• Shelve, clean, and face items
• Assist with displays
• Search for items
• Process new items
• Greet Patrons & Visitors
• Assist with special requests

How to become a Volunteer:

• Must be at least 14 years of age
• Must agree to a minimum of a 6 month commitment
• Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 2 hours a week
• Must be able to pass a background check
• Court ordered community service is not eligible

If you meet the minimum qualifications, please complete the online volunteer application, opens a new window or download the volunteer application, opens a new window and return it to the Library closest to you.
For more information contact us at volunteers@yumalibrary.org or please call (928) 782-1871.

Volunteering at Library Branches

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