How to Apply (18 and Older)
Individuals between 14-17 years should read the requirements for youth volunteers...here
Under "Find an Opportunity", you may search for available volunteer projects. Click on a service title to view a description--containing an overview of the tasks and responsibilities, skills required, and dates/times needed.
Once you identify a suitable project, use the Express Interest" button at the bottom of the description to fill-out a volunteer application. Once received, you will be contacted by Volunteer Services with next steps to complete the registration process.
Applicants are required to complete a personal interview with a project supervisor. The interview provides a chance to learn more about the position, discuss the requirements, schedules and specific duties and tasks.
If recommended for placement, applicants, 18 and over are required to complete a criminal background screening prior to start. Queens Library conducts the following screening:
- Nationwide Criminal Record Locator Search
- Social Security Trace (if applicable)
- 50 State Department of Justice Registered Sex Offender Search
If you have questions regarding the application process, please click here.