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VolunTeen Opportunities

Looking for work to fulfill a school or service group community service requirement?  The library has plenty of opportunities for VolunTeens — during the school year and in the summer!  Find out more by contacting The Youth Services librarians (in the Children’s Room) at 518-477-7476, menu option 3.

PLEASE NOTE: We no longer accept teen volunteers with court mandated community service.


School Year VolunTeen Program

Whether you are interested in helping out on a regular basis or simply meeting a small requirement for a class or club, you will need to print and fill out a School Year VolunTeen Application.  Once you turn in your application (to a Youth Services Librarian in the Children’s Room), you will be contacted about scheduling shifts.

School Year VolunTeen Application


2015 Summer VolunTeen (SVT) Program

The SVT Program has some very specific requirements you should keep in mind:

  • You must be going into at least 7th grade in the fall.
  • You must attend ONE of the training sessions [listed below].
  • SVTs must join — and actively participate in! — the Teen SRC.
  • SVTs must work at least 16 hours to “complete” the program.

SVT Training Sessions:

  • Thursday, June 11th @ 7pm
  • Saturday, June 13th @ 1pm
  • Tuesday, June 16th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday, June 17th @ 4pm

PLEASE NOTE:  You do NOT need to pre-register to attend training, but the DOORS WILL BE LOCKED when we begin, so SHOW UP ON TIME!

Please read the “Rules & Responsibilities” ahead of time and bring a COMPLETED application to the training session.

SVT Rules & Responsibilities

SVT Application


Further Volunteer Resources

Do Something —

The Good Muse —

iParticipate —

United We Serve —

Volunteer Match —

Youth Activism Project —

Youth Service America —