Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a teen looking for volunteer opportunities? 


Due to the ongoing pandemic, all volunteer opportunities are virtual only. There is no in-person volunteering at this time.  Explore available opportunities if you are entering Grades 6-12.

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form online: Volunteer Form

You will be contacted by the library once your form is received.

Project Guidelines:

  • Have fun, be creative, and use your imagination!

  • Be clear and concise, quality video, PG language use.

  • Videos must contain original content, or use Free for Commercial Use with Creative Commons licenses. This includes videos, images, and music.

  • Some virtual projects may be posted on the library website and/or library social media accounts. You must sign a media release form to participate in these projects.

Submit Your Completed Work

Submit completed projects from the form located here: Submit Work

Write a review

Write a review or make a video of a book, eBook, movies, video games, manga and series, etc.

Rate on 1-5 stars (5 being the best)

Reviews should be a one paragraph summary of the book and a one paragraph regarding your personal response with specific examples to support praise or criticism.

Minimum length of review = 5 sentences of 1 minute video


Create a Trailer

Pick a book, eBook, audiobook, movie, video game, etc. 

Create a trailer that would make someone want to check it out -- just like a real movie trailer! No longer than 2 minutes in length.


Read Alikes List

Create a list or make a video recommending titles similar to something you've read/watched, or make a list based on a theme.

For example, if you like The Hunger Games, you may live Divergent. Include title and author, and image files of books. 
​Minimum length = 10  item list or 1 minute video



Create a "how to" or "tips and tricks" guide. It can be written out or a video!

Video should be under 5 minutes in length.


Craft Kit Prep

Take home supplies to put together craft kits or other craft prep.


Blog Post

Write about what matters to you! Submit a blog post sharing with everyone what you have been up to, what you've read, watched, or listened to lately, etc. 


Contribute a piece of personal writing about what you've been up to at home or what has been on your mind. What is a typical day in your life right now? Have you been reading more? What do you miss? Did you read a book that has influenced you recently? Thoughts about high school or college? 

Write at least 300 words answering one of these questions or come up with a topic of your own.


Propose your own project

Submit a project proposal that you would like to do.
We will be in touch with you to discuss the possibility of you doing this project for Volunteer Hours.


Let's Work Together

Questions? Email the Adult Services Librarian: emily.chen@rivervale.bccls.org