Teen Volunteer/Service Hour Opportunities at the STPL
The St. Tammany Parish Library utilizes teen volunteers on a year-round basis with three different volunteer options:
1)Teen Volunteer Council (TVC)
2) One Time Volunteers/Teen Volunteer Days
3)Teen Summer Reading Volunteers.
Teen applicants must have completed 7th grade and complete a Volunteer Application For Teens. Please read each volunteer option below for how to join.
Please note there are a limited number of teen volunteer positions available, and submission of an application does not guarantee a position in the program.
Teen Summer Reading Volunteers
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023 TEEN SUMMER READING VOLUNTEER PROGRAM. ALL POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST.
WHO: The Teen Summer Reading Volunteer Program is open to teens who are entering 8th - 12th grades.
WHAT: Teen Volunteers play an important role in the Youth Services Department of the St. Tammany Parish Library assisting with the implementation of the Annual Summer Reading Challenge.
WHY: The St. Tammany Parish Library Teen Summer Reading Volunteer Program is a way for local teens to gain job experience, meet new people, earn service hours and acquire valuable knowledge that will help with their schoolwork.
WHERE: Teen Volunteers are trained for routine, recurring tasks and/or occasional special events at the Causeway, Covington, Madisonville, Mandeville, and Slidell, and South Slidell Branches.
WHEN: Teens are required to volunteer for at least three weeks (need not be consecutive) between the first day of summer reading in May, and the middle of July. Teens sign up for 2-hour shifts up to three times a week or as needed.
HOW: Volunteer Applications for the 2023 Summer Reading Volunteer Program will be accepted between April 15 - May 13. Approved Volunteers will be contacted by the third Saturday in May by the Volunteer Coordinator from that branch and will be registered to attend a mandatory volunteer orientation training session prior to being scheduled to work. Parents of first-time volunteers are requested to attend the first 20-minutes of the orientation. Positions are limited and applicants may be placed on a waiting list.
Teen Volunteer Council
September - April