Volunteer Job Description: Young Adult Special Events Assistant

General purpose

Provide adult support and supervision for young adult events.


  • Help chaperone 20 to 50 participants, ages 10 to 16, who come to participate in program activities, as well as socialize with one another.
  • Be an adult presence, monitoring the area and helping participants make good choices regarding their behavior.
  • Assist with event set-up; program participants are responsible for clean-up.

Work Environment & Equipment

  • Primarily an indoor work environment.
  • Craft, audio-visual, and computer equipment may be used.

Time Commitment

  • Occasional Friday evenings per month after the library closes for the day (after 5:00 pm).
  • If unable to volunteer at scheduled time, must contact Teen Services Librarian.


  • Previous experience with young adults, ages 10 to 16, is a plus.
  • Ability to tolerate high noise levels and occasionally chaotic surroundings.
  • Good sense of humor and calm demeanor.
  • Technical skills are a bonus.


Teen Services Librarian