Volunteering at the Cambridge Libraries & Galleries
Tap into a wealth of opportunity to explore your potential and be your best self. Work alongside the artists, innovative thinkers and creative movers and shakers of Cambridge. Join our community of volunteers and share your enthusiasm, creativity and energy with the Cambridge Libraries and Galleries.
Current Adult Opportunities
Be part of something amazing! Whether you’re seeking a way to make new connections, building your skill set for a career change, wanting to keep your well-honed skills alive or just desiring to give back, our Adult Volunteer Positions will inspire and enrich your life.
Help to keep things running smooth at the circulation desk. Book Drop & Circulation volunteers empty and sort materials deposited through the book drop and assist staff with various tasks.Help to keep things running smoothly at the circulation desk. Circulation & Delivery volunteers empty and sort materials arriving through the intra-library delivery and assist staff with various tasks.Support the arts and help Cambridge’s culture and creativity thrive. Libraries & Special Events Volunteers provide volunteer support during our gallery exhibition openings, concerts, Cineseries programs and other special events.Provide companionship and library materials to homebound or retirement residents patrons and make friendships of your own. VLS Volunteers take the library to those who can’t make it in.Introduce the pleasure of reading to families who have not yet discovered the library. Visiting Library Service for Kids volunteers visit high risk neighborhoods to read to children and ignite a love of books and an interest in the library.
For more information on these and other exciting opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Markle: smarkle cambridgelibraries.ca
Volunteer applications will be kept on file for six months.
Whether you are a teen in search of an exciting volunteer opportunity, or just looking to get your mandatory 40 hours volunteer time done, if you have finished grade eight and are ready to tackle a challenge, the Cambridge Libraries has exciting opportunities for you. Visit our teen website for more information or to apply today!