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Teen Volunteers

Teen Volunteers

We offer volunteering opportunities to high school students looking to gain experience, help the community, and get scholarship hours.

Volunteering as a Teen at the Library

By volunteering, you can gain new skills, get work experience, serve your community, and have fun while doing it! Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community. By volunteering at the library, you can:

  • Make an impact
  • Help others in your community
  • Earn scholarship hours
  • Gain experience for jobs
  • Add your experience to college applications

Volunteering Opportunities

Here are some opportunities we have for teen volunteers.

Customer Service Assistant – Helps maintain our collection. Cleans returned items, shelves items in alphabetical or numerical order using the Dewey Decimal system, and checks for accuracy and organization by shifting items on shelves when needed.

Technology Education Assistant – Offer support and assistance to patrons with computer, phone, tablet, and other device questions. Help others that are using our computers or their own personal devices.

Youth Services Assistant – Helps our Youth Services Librarians with their many children’s programs. Prepare crafts for story times and other programs, help during programs, and make colorful and educational youth room bulletin boards.

Earn Scholarship Hours at the Library

Earn service hours for the Bright Futures Florida Scholarship at the Library! Gain on-the-job experience and get satisfaction from helping others. We’ve helped many students succeed at gaining hours.

Service hours needed for the Bright Futures Scholarship:

  • FAS – 100 hours
  • FMA – 75 hours

Teen Volunteering Requirements

Ready to become a volunteer at the Library? In order to become a volunteer, you must meet these requirements:

  • Be 14 years or older
  • Currently enrolled in High School.
  • Have a valid photo ID, this includes:
    • A Student ID
    • Drivers License or Learner’s Permit
    • State ID

Contact your Library Volunteer Coordinator to find out more about volunteering!

Meet Your Volunteer Coordinators

Maria Rucinski

Central Ridge Branch
Monday – Friday
9 AM – 4 PM
(352) 746-6622

Beverly Wojnar

Coastal Region Branch
Monday – Friday
9 AM – 4 PM
(352) 795-3716

Taylor Frasure

Floral City Branch
Monday – Friday
9 AM- 4 PM
(352) 726-3671

Faith Wooten

Homosassa Branch
Monday – Friday
9 AM- 4 PM
(352) 628-5626

Dori Boelkens

Lakes Region Library
Monday – Friday
9 AM- 4 PM
(352) 726-2357

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