At the Centre Branch you can be a part of our general volunteer team or...

Become a
Program Assistant
or Program Intern

 


 

For more information please contact us at:

The Centre Branch
410-546-5397

The Main Library
410-749-3612


 

 

   Centre Branch's Volunteer Team
   Main Library's Volunteer Program

The Center Branch Volunteer Team

Interested in earning service hours?
The Centre Branch Volunteer Program is the place to be.

Benefits of Volunteering
This is a new and fun way to fulfill graduation required service hours, build your resume, or round out your college applications. There is also an opportunity to develop leadership skills and network with many organizations in our area. Volunteering benefits you and your community.

Learn while creating
Here at the Centre Branch, we emphasis learning through practical activities. Teens will get hands-on experience in utilizing computers and other technologies. With a focus in having fun and being creative, our volunteers learn skills that will be useful in school and later on in the workplace.

The Centre Branch located in the Centre at Salisbury. This program is available for ages 13—17. There is no minimum amount of time required.

Our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party is our big event! The Centre Branch will definitely need your help!
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party Volunteers

  • Date: Saturday, June 24 @ 10:30am

  • Volunteers needed: 4 or more

  • Description: Build a better world with candy construction! Make your own home in our LEGO town. Plus enjoy games, snacks and a contest to win prizes! Volunteers will setup and help prepare for the event, as well as assist at craft and snack tables during the event.

Creative Play Program Assistant

  • Dates: Wednesdays @ 10:30am; 7/5, 7/12, 7/26 & 8/2

  • Volunteers needed: 1

  • Description: Enjoy mornings filled with creative activities, from painting and crafts, to games and more! Volunteer will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event.

Tween Tech Program Intern

  • Dates: Fridays @ 6:30pm: Wearable Art (7/14), Krazy Keychains (7/21), Video Game Design iPad Edition (7/28), LEGO Stop Motion Animation iPad Edition (8/4), Solar Eclipse (8/11) & Intro to Coding with Python (8/18)

  • Volunteers needed: 1

  • Description: Volunteer will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event. We are looking for someone who has interest in learning how to use or has experience with 3D printing, TinkerCAD, LightBot (app), Lego Stop Motion (app), and Python. This intern position will require a time commitment of a minimum of 20 hours and some training before the program begins.

Summer Theater Playhouse Program Interns

  • Dates: Saturdays @ 10:30am; 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12 & 8/19

  • Volunteers needed: 3

  • Description: Volunteers will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event and guide young people in creating a play. We are looking for someone who has interest in or has experience in theater. This intern position will require a time commitment of a minimum of 20 hours and some training before the program begins.

Robotics Club Program Intern

  • Dates: Wednesdays @ 6pm; 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9 & 8/23

  • Volunteers needed: 1

  • Description: Explore the world of robotics and coding! Learn how C++, Labview, Mindstorms, and Java are used to program robots built with LEGOs, Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, and 3D printers. How do motors, 3D printers, and drones work anyway? You'll find out and in the process become the ultimate robot overlord. For ages 10+ Volunteer will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event. We are looking for someone who has interest in learning how to use or has experience with LEGO Mindstorms, Arduinos, Raspberry and 3D printers. This intern position will require a time commitment of a minimum of 20 hours and some training before the program begins.

Lego Challenge Program Assistants

  • Dates: Every Saturday morning from 10:30-12:30pm

  • Volunteers needed: 2

  • Description: The LEGO Challenge is open! Children ages 5-11 are constructing with LEGOs, learning about their community and world, and building skills and confidence. Volunteers will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event. This program will alternate volunteers to ensure full coverage.

Build Explore Think Program Assistant

  • Dates: Every Saturday afternoon from 4-6pm in August (8/5, 8/12, 8/19 & 8/26)

  • Volunteers needed: 1

  • Description: Join us as kids get to take part in hands-on projects, crafts, and activities focusing on science, technology, arts, and more.Volunteer will setup and help prepare for the program, as well as assist program presenter during the event.

General Volunteer Positions

  • Dates:

    • Monday Evenings 6-8pm

    • Saturday Afternoons 2-4pm

    • Sunday Afternoon 2-4pm or 3-5pm

  • Volunteers needed: 3

  • Description: Volunteers will assist staff with general and physical needs of the library. They will learn the location and order of books and materials within the library and assist staff with shelving and retrieval of materials. Volunteers will assist with general cleaning, dusting, and sanitizing as needed by direction of the staff. They may be asked to assist staff with repetitive projects or to setup and help prepare for programs.


Main Library's Volunteer Program

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As a Teen Volunteer you can earn your service hours needed for high school graduation and gain valuable work experience.

Teen Volunteers can work two 2 hour shifts per week. Some of the activities you will be helping with are monitoring the Game Room (Wii and PlayStation 2 games), signing kids up for our Summer Reading Program, and assisting with Children’s Programs. We are also looking for Teen Volunteer Specialists with experience in gaming, computers and robotics.

The Teen Volunteer program is open to ages 13- 18.

Download our digital application. Signatures are required.

Download
Teen Application


 

 

 

 

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