Volunteers make the Library a great place! Volunteer support helps the Library be more successful in serving the community. Students, individuals, organizations, and civic groups can all be volunteers.
The purpose of the Live Oak Public Libraries Volunteer Program is to engage persons who donate their time, talents, skills, and enthusiasm in a mutually rewarding partnership with the Library and its staff, who will support the volunteers in their efforts to build a stronger community through library programs, resources, and services.
The role of the library volunteer helps Live Oak Public Libraries (LOPL) expand support for routine tasks and special events and projects, enhance customer service, and provide additional community expertise. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.
Individuals who provide leadership, instruction and/or support to a program (ex. yoga instructor, computer coding instructors, etc.). Individuals volunteer on a regular basis, typically not less than once per month.
Individuals who volunteer in an office and assist with specific projects. Ideal for retired professionals, corporate volunteer programs, or college students. Opportunities are based on individual’s area of specialty (i.e. computer skills, finance, administrative, etc.) and may include:
Individuals who volunteer for various events held throughout the community libraries (i.e. Summer & Winter Reading kick off parties, Summer Feeding, special theme events, etc.). Groups & corporations are encouraged for special events. Special event volunteers assist on the event day with set-up, during the event with guest assistance and registration, or after the event with clean up.
Individuals who are looking for short-term volunteer opportunities such as cleaning and dusting materials, simple mending of library materials, moving books and other assignments as needed. This is ideal for high school students and short-term volunteers, and may include the following:
Volunteers receive no payment or discounted fees for their service. Hours will be kept on record for tracking purposes.
Live Oak Public Libraries’ Volunteer Code of Conduct is to provide direction, guidance, structure and outline expectations for volunteers at Live Oak Public Libraries.
Volunteers understand that they will not be compensated, and that they may be terminated if they fail to meet volunteer attendance commitments or if they otherwise violate any of the rules and regulations of Live Oak Public Libraries.
There are variety of volunteer opportunities to suit your interests and schedule. Please fill out the volunteer application form below.
Anyone can be a volunteer! Students must be at least 15 years old. High schoolers will get credit for hours. Organizations and civic groups can volunteer too.
Flexible hours are available on weekdays & weekends. Give one hour or one day - we appreciate your time!
Choose how you would like to participate. Activities are indoors and you can wear casual clothing. Duties range from helping prepare supplies and materials for library programs to assisting in the Circulation Department.
Help out at your local library or find a convenient location at one of 16 libraries across 3 counties.
You can give back to the community. The value of volunteer time is estimated at $28.54 per hour*. Thank you!
Complete the Volunteer Application form, call 912-927-4082, or email email@example.com. Thanks!