Adult Volunteers

Find the right volunteer opportunity for you.

Volunteer Resources can provide a certificate of hours or a reference letter upon request for volunteers who need a record of their Library volunteer contributions.

If you need to complete community service hours, please let Volunteer Resources staff know before beginning the assignment so staff can confirm whether the request can be accommodated.

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Library as a volunteer.

Apply to be an Adult Volunteer

Share your skills with one of these programs

Math, Science, and Technology

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

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.

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

Career Coaching
Work with Library patrons one-on-one to improve their job searching skills.

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

Literacy, Art, and Music

Play Champions
Help foster literacy in your community by sharing early literacy basics with parents and kids up to age five at the Library’s Early Learning Centres.

Read With Me
Help a struggling reader in Grade 1 to 6 discover the magic of reading by sharing fun books and literacy games.

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

Take your Library out into the world

Libraries in Residence
Bring the Library to those who can’t come to us. Set up mini libraries in seniors’ residences or continuing care facilities and/or use book trolleys to provide “room service” to residents.

Homebound Readers
Deliver Library materials to those who are unable to visit the Library due to health or mobility challenges.

Help new Canadians learn English

English Conversation Group
Help new Canadians improve their English language conversation skills.

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

Become a Library expert

Central Library Tours
Lead one-hour tours of Central Library, sharing stories, a brief history, and information about spaces.

Art and Community Circuit
Guide community walking tours around Central and Memorial Park libraries, focused on civic art, history, or nature.

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

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