Teen Volunteers

We are now accepting 2022 applications for student volunteers.

Teen volunteers at the Petawawa Public Library help with shelf-reading, reading buddies, craft cutting, helping with special events and programming. Fill out the application form to get started.

Here is a short description of the different jobs we have:

Reading Buddies: This position is responsible for providing children with literacy skills through our 10-week Reading Buddies Program. Library staff will match the volunteer with an elementary school-aged child. The volunteer and child will meet for one hour per week in the library to read and play literacy-based games together.

Shelf Reader: This position is responsible for organizing the bookshelves in the children’s department.

Program Assistant: This position is responsible for assisting special programs that run throughout the academic year. 

Craft Cutter: This volunteer position is responsible for assisting the Children’s and Teen Services Technician and occasionally the Youth Programming Technician prepare crafts for upcoming programs and events.

Summer Volunteer: This volunteer position is responsible for assisting staff run children’s programs run throughout the summer. This position requires a 4-week commitment.