Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Volunteers Say:

"I like hanging out with the other volunteers and I like teaching other people and helping others."

-- Crystal

"I like the other volunteers and helping others."

-- Michelle

Library Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Engaged in Library Leadership (YELL) is a paid workforce development program designed for older teens that requires a weekly commitment over the summer. Interns work collaboratively with local librarians and assist with content creation, support STEM and literacy activities and develop project-based youth led events. To learn about the requirements and how to apply click here.

FOG (Free Orton-Gillingham) Readers is a program provided by San Francisco Public Library to help struggling readers in Grades 1-4 with trained tutors. All tutors go through at least seven hours of training and one-time fingerprinting (at no cost to the volunteer). SFPL will prepare you to be an effective literacy tutor as well as provide follow-up help. For ages 15 and older. To apply, please fill out the FOG Readers Volunteer Interest Form

Paid Jobs for Teens

Additional Volunteer Resources