Volunteer

IN THE LIBRARYVolunteer sorting books

All libraries in the Santa Clara County Library District welcome volunteers and appreciate their contributions of time and talent to assist library staff in delivering services more efficiently and effectively. A variety of assignments are available, including library ambassadors, building volunteers, circulation volunteers, clerical support, English as a second language (ESL) programs, tutoring with The Reading Program, PlaneTree Health Information Center volunteers, or Tech Toolbar assistants.

For more information about the available assignments and volunteer schedules, please visit or call your local library. You may also learn more about volunteering by reviewing the following application forms:

Teen Volunteer Opportunities for volunteers 14-17 years of age. The Library does not accept volunteers under 14 years of age. 

Adult Volunteer Application for volunteers 18 and over.

Volunteer applications may be returned at any library location.


FOR THE READING PROGRAM

  1. See the Reading Program volunteer orientation & training schedule
  2. Contact the Reading Program directly: (408) 262-1349 / readingprogram@sccl.org
  3. Fill out and return the Reading Program Volunteer Intake Form

WITH LIBRARY SUPPORT GROUPS

Learn more about volunteer opportunities by visiting the web sites of Santa Clara County Library District Friends of the Library groups and Foundations and Endowments.


IN THE COMMUNITY

VolunteerMatch provides a searchable directory of volunteer opportunities with a variety of organizations throughout Santa Clara County and beyond.