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.

Friday, May 18, 2018

June & July Jobs


Helping Children's Dept

Need 3 volunteers from 4-6 pm to help with Afternoon Adventures on 7/11  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
Need 3 volunteers from 4-5;30 to help with MY Club on 7/12  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
Need 12 volunteers to help with Tween amazing race scavenger hunt on 7/3 from 4:30-6:30 (must be in or going into 9th grade to volunteer at this event).  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
Need 3 volunteers to help with a DIY Bouncy ball craft for tweens on 7/6 from 3:30-5:30 (must be in or going into 9th grade to volunteer at this event).  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
Need 6 volunteers to help with Earbud Embroidery craft for tweens on 7/10 from 4:30-6;30 (must be in or going into 9th grade to volunteer at this event).  ALL SPOTS TAKEN


Fun Festival is a day of fun at Beechwoods Park on Beekman Road.  It will be 7/14.  Different jobs have different start & end times.  You cannot do more than 1 job that day unless it is approved, but you may ask.  You may not work more than 2 shifts in one day at all.  

Shifts:  Setup 9:15 AM -11 AM (need 14)
            general games & prizes 10:30-12:30 (need 5)  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
            Field day games 10:30-12:30 (need 2)  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
            Bounce house 10:30-12:30 (need 2)  ALL SPOTS TAKEN
            general games & prizes 12:30-2:30 (need 6)
            Field day games 12:30-2:30 (need 3)
            bounce house 12:30-2:30 (need 1)  ALL SPOTS TAKEN


Special help for the fun festival also needed:

1.  Floating helpers either 10:30-12:30 or 12:30-2:30 (possible to work both shifts, but must ask & be approved); VOLUNTEERS WHO ASK FOR THIS JOB MUST BE KNOWN VOLUNTEERS, AND MUST BE DEPENDABLE, WILLING TO JUMP IN AND HELP WHEREVER NEEDED AND KNOWN TO NOT FOOL AROUND.   This job needs volunteers who are willing to work and help.  ALL SPOTS TAKEN

2.  Henna/Mendhi 10:30-2:30 (lunch provided)
          Need 2 volunteers with an ability and a knowledge of how to apply basic henna patterns  ALL SPOTS TAKEN

3.  Facepainting 10:30-2:30 (lunch provided)
           Need 2 or 3 volunteers with an artistic ability and a willingness to paint on young children, very simple designs provided.    ALL SPOTS TAKEN

4.  Balloon animal sculptors (lunch provided)10:30-2:30 ALL SPOTS TAKEN

         Need 6 volunteers willing to learn basic balloon sculpting and make balloon animals for young children.




Need 2 volunteers to help with watercolor coasters for tweens on 7/20 from 3:30-5:30(must be in high school to volunteer for this job) ALL SPOTS TAKEN

Need 2 volunteers to help with mug cakes for tweens on 7/24 from 4:30-6:30 (must be in high school to volunteer for this job)  ALL SPOTS TAKEN

Need 3 volunteers to help with MY Club on 7/26 from 4-5:30 ALL SPOTS TAKEN


Need 3 volunteers to help with Afternoon Adventures on 7/25 from 4-6ALL SPOTS TAKEN


Misc Help


Teen Dept Help




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 a current application on file.