SBPL Volunteers

This is a listing of teen volunteer opportunities at the South Brunswick Public Library. Please note that you MUST have a Volunteer Application on file at the South Brunswick Public Library to be eligible for any volunteer work.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

October jobs


Children's Dept Volunteers

Need 1-2 volunteers to be "Book Buddies" and read to very young children.  The ideal volunteer would need to be comfortable around young children and enjoy interacting with them.  They will choose stories or read what the children or their parents request.  You must be able to do most, if not all of the following dates:  Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26; Dec 3, 10 and 17.  All are Sundays and are from 2-3 pm (so volunteers should arrive at least 15 min earlier and be prepared to stay a few minutes just in case the stories aren't finished).   All positions filled

There are additional optional dates on Dec 26, 27, 28 and 29 also from 2-3 which can be done by the same person or by someone else.


Teen Dept volunteers


Misc Volunteers

Need 1 volunteer to check items for damage and follow directions from a librarian.  This job is for a 2 month period, beginning Oct 30 and ending Dec 18.  Time is either 5:30-7:30 or 6-8 pm.  Ideal volunteer is good at working on their own and following directions.  All positions filled

Need volunteers to help us prepare for the Friends of the Library book sale.  You may ask to work as many of the following spots as you like, though you may not get all that you ask for.  Also, be aware that each volunteer may only work one shift per day.  Volunteers must be willing and able to lift boxes (as a team or as a single person); push carts move tables and organize as instructed.

1.  Need 14 volunteers on Fri Oct 13 from  3:30 or 4 pm until 5:45 pm to help with organizing donations as they arrive and also put out boxes for the sale.  All positions filled

2.  Need 12 volunteers on Sat Oct 14 from EITHER 10 am until 1:30 pm OR 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm to help with organizing donations as they arrive and also put out boxes for the sale. All positions filled

3.  Need 12 volunteers on Sun Oct 15 from 1 pm until 4:30 pm to help with organizing donations as they arrive and also put out boxes for the sale.   All positions filled

4.  Need 6 volunteers on Mon Oct 16 from 3:30 or 4 pm until 6 pm to work on organizing and putting out items for the book sale   All positions filled

5.  Need 14 volunteers on Thurs Oct 19 from 3:30 or 4 until 6 pm to work on organizing and putting out items for the book sale. All positions filled

6.  Need 6 volunteers on Fri Oct 20 from 3:30 or 4 until 6 pm to work on organizing and putting out items for the book sale. All positions filled

7.  Need 5 volunteers PER SHIFT on Sat Oct 21 to work on helping keep the books organized and items orderly while the book sale is in progress.   All positions filled
Shifts are EITHER 10 am until noon
OR noon until 2 pm
OR 2 pm until 4:30 pm.

8.  Need 5 volunteers PER SHIFT on Sun Oct 22 to work on helping keep the books organized and items orderly while the book sale is in progress.
Shifts are EITHER 1-3 pm All positions filled
OR 3-4:30 pm 

9.  Need 16 volunteers on Mon Oct 23 from 3:30 or 4 until 6 pm to help re-package all unsold items, put away tables and chairs and move boxes into storage area.  All positions filled

10.  Need 10 volunteers on Tues Oct 24 from 3:30 or 4 until 6 pm to help re-package all unsold items, put away tables and chairs and move boxes into storage area.   All positions filled


Can't find a job you like?  How about writing an article for the teen blog?  Saleena will give you one hour per article published on the blog; and articles can be about anything you like; reviews of books, movies, music or gadgets; news that affects teens....whatever.....Saleena will read the article and send it back for any major editing, but once it is published, you are given credit for an hour of service AND you now have a permanent spot on the teen blog.....so what are you waiting for?  Write something today!!!  (Maximum of one volunteer hour per week, per person for blog posts)



As with all jobs, email Saleena with which jobs you would like (DO NOT JUST SHOW UP!).  She will respond to you as quickly as possible and let you know whether or not you got the job.  Email for Saleena is saleenasteens@gmail.com.  Thank you for volunteering at the Library!  Remember, you cannot volunteer if you don't have an application on file.