Youth Volunteer Opportunities

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We need  youth volunteers (ages 12-17) for our Summer programs at the following libraries: Bowness, Central, Fish Creek, Forest Lawn, Giuffre Family (formally Alexander Calhoun), Judith Umbach, Louise Riley, Nose Hill, Quarry Park and Southwood.  

Explore our youth volunteer opportunities below to find the right fit for you and apply now!

Coding Buddies & 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).

Creative Writing Club
Foster a love of literacy with students ages 8 to 14 by playing literacy games, working on creative writing projects and school writing assignments.

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

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

School Support: Math
Help students in Grades 5 to 9 with their homework, and foster good study habits to inspire lifelong learning.

Special Events
Help greet guests, provide information, and complete other tasks at special events at the Library. 

Make it Messy: Art
Help children aged six to 12 conduct arts & crafts activities. Library staff leads the program including storytime and team games. This program is for volunteers ages 15 and up.

Make it Messy: Science
Help kids, ages 6-12, with hands-on STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities. The program's activities use supplies that children find at home (i.e. baking soda, vinegar, etc.) so that children can re-create the experiments and activities outside the program and reinforce learning. This program is for volunteers ages 15 and up.