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Volunteer Opportunities

Durham County Library uses the services of many volunteers in its facilities. If you are interested in volunteering, please browse for an available position below. If you find a position for which you would like to apply, click the “APPLY NOW” link within that position.

If you have any questions, please contact Anna Cromwell, volunteer coordinator, at acromwell@dconc.gov or 919-560-0130.

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COLLECTION MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT - Assist with duties which help maintain the collection: shelf reading, shifting the collection to optimize space, redirect lost or strewn items, dusting the shelves or aiding in the general up-keep of the collection.

Contact:Jennifer Brannen
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-0237
Position ID:000131

Location

North Regional

Start Date

03/14/2017

Number of Volunteers Needed

5

Specific Details

Collection volunteer would also assist in pulling holds.

TUTOR (MATH) - Assist children with homework needs and assignments, provide general practice in math through routine assignments and one-on-one practice sessions. Volunteer may specify which age group he/she wishes to work with (Children: Kindergarten-Sixth grade, Teens: Seventh-Twelfth Grade, All Ages).

Contact:Desiree Peterson
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-0238
Position ID:000130

Location

North Regional

Start Date

03/12/2017

End Date

06/01/2017

Number of Volunteers Needed

2

Specific Details

We are looking for tutors to help high school students with math in weekly one-on-one sessions.

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (TEEN) - Assist with basic program needs, such as set up and break down of venue, processing and preparation of needed materials and supplies, crowd control, seating and greeting program participants. Assist with clean-up detail at program end, and assist with any other needs generated by the assigned program.

Contact:Ericka Hill
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-7336
Position ID:000129

Location

Stanford L. Warren Branch

Start Date

11/08/2016

Number of Volunteers Needed

3

TUTOR (READING) - Assist children with homework needs and assignments, provide general practice in reading through routine assignments and one-on-one practice sessions. Volunteer may specify which age group he/she wishes to work with (Children: Kindergarten-Sixth grade, Teens: Seventh-Twelfth Grade, All Ages).

Contact:Ericka Hill
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-7336
Position ID:000128

Location

Stanford L. Warren Branch

Start Date

11/22/2016

Number of Volunteers Needed

3

Specific Details

This position will require volunteers to work with teens on reading and english assignments and projects. Good mentorship and english/writing skills are a plus!!!!

TUTOR (MATH) - Assist children with homework needs and assignments, provide general practice in math through routine assignments and one-on-one practice sessions. Volunteer may specify which age group he/she wishes to work with (Children: Kindergarten-Sixth grade, Teens: Seventh-Twelfth Grade, All Ages).

Contact:Ericka Hill
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-7336
Position ID:000127

Location

Stanford L. Warren Branch

Start Date

11/22/2016

Number of Volunteers Needed

2

Specific Details

This position will require volunteers to work with teens on math assignments and projects. Good mentorship and math skills are a plus!!!!

COLLECTION MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT - Assist with duties which help maintain the collection: shelf reading, shifting the collection to optimize space, redirect lost or strewn items, dusting the shelves or aiding in the general up-keep of the collection.

Contact:Wanda Rascoe
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Contact Phone:(919) 560-0217
Position ID:000123

Location

East Regional

Start Date

09/13/2016

Number of Volunteers Needed

3

Specific Details

Must be able to work after 3:00 pm.