Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Volunteers Say:

"If you can use an electronic device and need some community service hours, then this is the place for you."

-- Jason From Excelsior

"I like the other volunteers and helping others."

-- Michelle

Volunteer at Your Local Library

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

Click on a type of application form and turn it in at the location of your choice.
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協助圖書館用戶暑期閱讀活動:Summer Stride

Assist with Summer Stride, the library's summer reading program, as a member of a YELL team. YELL is a volunteer program for older teens to give back to their community, learn valuable professional and workplace skills, and make their voices heard.  Participants who successfully complete their group project to help improve their library and community will receive scholarship money! Grade 10-12 (next year). See the YELL Teen Volunteers FAQ (PDF) for more information.

Print out the YELL application (PDF) and bring it to a participating location, or complete the YELL application online.

Participating Locations: Bayview, Chinatown, Excelsior, Merced, North Beach, Parkside, Portola, Richmond, Visitacion Valley, Western Addition

Help library patrons with their basic computer skills
Available Locations: Chinatown, Excelsior, Ortega, Parkside, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal
Assist with ongoing library activities and tasks
Available Locations: The Mix at SFPL, Anza, Bayview, Chinatown, Excelsior, Glen Park, Golden Gate Valley, Ingleside, Marina, Merced, Mission, Noe Valley, North Beach, Ocean View, Ortega, Park, Parkside, Portola, Potrero, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, Visitacion Valley, West Portal, Western Addition
FOG Readers is a new program provided by San Francisco Public Library to help struggling readers. Help an elementary school student with their reading skills through on-going tutoring sessions once a week at your local library. Tutors will be required to attend four 1.5 hour training sessions and commit to one semester of tutoring. Must be 15 years of age or older to volunteer.

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