Volunteering

Join the Simi Valley Public Library's Volunteer Team!

The Library relies on many volunteers to keep it operating: both teens and adults.  The staff and the community appreciate all the care and attention our volunteers give the Library. Volunteers are needed seven days a week, when the Library is open to the public. Students earn community service.

There are many ways to volunteer for Simi Valley Public Library that will fit your interests and your schedule. The Library currently has openings for the following:

Book Buddy – Teen volunteers needed

Teen volunteers are needed to assist Library staff with straightening books and other materials.

We need volunteers who are friendly, have a high level of attention to details and can work with minimal supervision. Training will be provided.

Time commitment: once a week for two hours for at least four months. We need volunteers only on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. See application for exact times.

Minimum age to volunteer for this position is 14 (in high school). Must attend one training session on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Adult Computer Helper – Teen and Adult Volunteers needed

Assist adult patrons with computer issues such as signing onto the Library’s computers, using Word and Excel, and printing and copying documents.

We need volunteers who are friendly, comfortable interacting with adults, able to give instruction clearly and patiently, have excellent computer knowledge, and can work with minimal supervision. Training on Library’s equipment will be provided.

Time commitment: once a week for two hours for at least four months. We need volunteers only on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. See application for exact times.

Minimum age to volunteer for this position is 16. Must attend one training session on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

If you feel you are qualified for either of these positions, download the volunteer application by clicking here. Return the volunteer application to the Library via email, fax, or drop off as soon as possible as there are limited spots available.

All potential volunteers will be contacted prior to the training date.

Gain valuable job skills while making a difference in your community!