Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Volunteers Say:

"I like the other volunteers and helping others."

-- Michelle

"It was nice to have an excuse to visit the library once a week."

-- Oliver

Volunteer at Your Local Library

San Francisco Public Library welcomes youth volunteers who are 13-17 years old.

There are four types of volunteer opportunities offered throughout the SFPL system. Click on a type of application form and turn it in at the location of your choice.
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Assist with ongoing library activities and tasks

Available Locations: The Mix at SFPL, Anza, Bayview, Chinatown, Excelsior, Glen Park, Golden Gate Valley, Ingleside, Marina, Mission, Noe Valley, North Beach, Ocean View, Ortega, Park, Parkside, Portola, Potrero, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, Visitacion Valley, West Portal, Western Addition
Help library patrons with their basic computer skills
Available Locations: Chinatown, Excelsior, Ortega,  Sunset, West Portal
Plan your own program at the library. Send us a proposal. Once it is approved, work with a librarian on publicity, planning, practice, and, finally, run it at the library. A stipend may be given to the teen performer upon
completion of the program.
Available Locations: Excelsior, West Portal

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