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No matter what you’re best at there is something you can do.

Be a Volunteer! Get Started

  1. Please fill out entire application. Your application cannot be processed unless it is complete.
  2. A background check will be conducted on all applicants for most positions, and can take up to two weeks.
  3. When your background check is completed, a library staff member will contact you to set up a time for training for the volunteer position you’ve selected and you’ll be part of our story!

Please Note

  • Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older unless volunteering under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian that is also an approved volunteer.
  • We only accept community service volunteers through the Arlington Municipal Teen Court program. We are unable to accept or authorize any other court ordered community service volunteers at this time.
  • We also have opportunities for groups (families, service clubs, church groups, etc.). Do you know of a group that would like to help make Arlington a great place to live? Contact us and we’ll be in touch!

We are currently recruiting for:

Volunteer to be a literacy tutor
Volunteer to be a cyber coach and teach computer classes
Volunteer with us and help shelve books

Other opportunities:

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library ambassador
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Read about our volunteers and programs!

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