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.

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

2

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.

3

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

4

Tutorial

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.

5

Craft Kit Prep

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

6

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.

7

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.

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Let's Work Together

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