Assist an adult to improve their skills in reading, writing, math, GED and/or English skills. Available at five neighborhood libraries.
Homework Help Tutor
Assist children, ages 6-12, in an after-school homework help program. Available at Central Library and participating neighborhood libraries.
Archives and Special Collections
Use your talents and interest to help organize and preserve some of the special collections at Central Library. Collections could be in the Arts & Media, Business & Technology or Humanities & Archives departments.
Teen Advisory Board Member
Be a voice for teens at the library! Join a group of Milwaukee teens who help create programs for teens and provide input on young adult services and materials. (For students in Grades 8-12.)
Summer Book Buddies
If you're a teen volunteer (ages 13-18), you can read aloud to children and assist library staff with all kinds of cool youth programs. Applications accepted April 15 – June 30.
Early Literacy Program Volunteer
Adults are needed to promote the Six Skills for Early Literacy with parents and their children at play literacy programs at the library. Free training is provided on the Six Skills.
Miscellaneous Volunteer Opportunities
Assist the library with the distribution of information by preparing folders, mailing, and other items. May also assist with computer classes. Available at Central Library and participating neighborhood libraries.
Periodically the library hosts programs that would benefit from assistance by volunteers. Recurring annual events include Harvest Fest and the Dr. Seuss Celebration, both of which are held at Central Library. Other non-recurring special events may also become available.