Believe it or not, Summer is fast approaching, and Deerfield Library is looking for some stellar teen volunteers (pun intended) for our S*T*A*R Volunteer program. The program goes from June 10 through August 8; training sessions will be held between May 31 and June 8 (specifics to be shared later).
We will be taking applications from now until Monday, May 1 at 9 p.m.; applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
We are looking for teens that will be entering 7th – 12th Grade in the Fall of 2023 interested in the following opportunities (you may do more than one):
- SRP Table: SRP table volunteers will work 2 hour shifts at our summer reading sign-up table and do one of the following (of their choice): write a book review, make a book list, design a program poster, or create content for the Blog, Instagram or Tiktok. We may also ask SRP table volunteers to help decorate the library or assemble Grab’n’Go crafts. They can choose to do Session 1 (June 6-July 8) and/or Session 2 (July 7-August 6).
- Book Buddies: Book Buddies will work with a Little Buddy on reading skills for five weeks on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. (June 13-July 18, off for the Fourth of July).
- Program Volunteers: program volunteers will help youth services staff in running programs, this includes: prepping supplies, setting up the room, assisting attendees throughout the program, and helping to clean up after. A list of programs looking for volunteer help will be sent out after applications are closed.
If you are interested but want to learn more, register for one of the following Info Sessions:
Applications are available here or as a print out at the Youth Services Desk.