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Library Volunteer Program

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Eligibility: To be eligible, you must meet the following program requirements:» Make a service commitment of at least three months» Volunteer for one shift per week» Agree to attend an orientation at the Volunteer Services offices, located at inside the Leon County Courthouse. Be at least twelve years old to serve.

Policies: Confidentiality. Volunteers are required to maintain strict confidentiality in regards to any information they work with during their volunteer job. Also, volunteers are prohibited from using information not available to the public and obtained by reason of their volunteer positions for the personal benefit of themselves or others. A Manual will be distributed to each volunteer during orientation which will outline program expectations and important details, such as the dress code, or what to do with personal belongings. Please review the manual after your orientation and contact the volunteer coordinator with any questions. Locations To find library location closest to you, please check this map

The life cycle of an application looks something like this

 Submit an Application  Completed application is referred to a volunteer supervisor by email (PDF attachment). Volunteer supervisor contacts volunteer to setup an interview.  After  processing, applicants are contacted for an orientation.  During the scheduled orientation, the volunteer coordinator discusses policies and procedures.  Volunteer service begins where volunteer will receive first day training and site orientation. As you see, the application process can be somewhat lengthy, but it is an effort to provide the volunteer with the best opportunity possible in the most professional way possible.

Orientation The orientation introduces a new volunteer to the mission and vision of Leon County's Volunteer Services. In addition, the volunteer coordinator explains critical policies and procedures that dictate the LeRoy Collins Public Library System's volunteer program. Adult volunteers will be required to complete a national background release and service contract. Youth volunteers must complete a service contract, on which a parent must also sign.