Central Library Volunteer Opportunities

Share your skills with the community at the Library. There are opportunities for both adults and youth to get involved, including programs specific to Central Library. Find the right fit for you and apply now!

Help teens develop computer coding skills that lay the foundation for web, app and game design.

Coding Buddies and Code Club
Help youths (Grades 1 to 6) learn the basics of coding and to create their own game, or design a website.

Reading Buddies
Provide one-on-one reading support and fun literacy activities for young readers (Grades 1 to 3).

ELL School Success
Help newcomer children in Grades 1 to 3 with their English language skills

ESL Conversation Club
Help new Canadians improve their English language conversation skills.

ESL Writing Club
Help new Canadians with reading, writing and grammar skills.

Library Tours (General)
Lead 45-minute tours of Central Library, with stories, brief history and information about spaces in the new location.

Library Tours (Architecture)
Volunteers who are architecture enthusiasts or professionals lead 45-minutes tours of Central Library, focusing on the architectural advances and features of the building.

Math Quest
Help students and their families as they complete numeracy quests throughout the library.

Outdoor Activity Volunteers
Volunteers, in pairs, set up, demonstrate and run outdoor arts and crafts and other activities at the outside entrance of Central Library.

Play Champions
Volunteers share early literacy basics and facilitate play with children aged 0 - 12 by setting-up, promoting and running activities, cleaning-up and organizing materials in children’s spaces, and supporting staff as needed.

Special Events Volunteer Team
Help greet guests, provide information, and complete other tasks at special events happening in the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall and meeting spaces at Central Library.

Tech Mentors
Help Library members one-on-one with their basic computer questions.

Teen Tech Lab Guide
Help teens build their creative and technology skills through inquiry-based exploration.

Greet Library patrons and help them get to where they are going within Central Library.