volunteers working on a projectVolunteer at the Library

Share your valuable skills and knowledge as a part of our team. Volunteers assist us in all areas of the library, including processing library books, tech tutors, assisting in programs and classes, or delivering materials/items to the homebound. 

  • Adults Volunteer Opportunities
    Check back often as we regularly have projects or events in which we may need your help. There are no opportunities right now.

  • Teen Volunteer Opportunities
    We have virtual volunteer opportunities for teens to earn service hours. Projects include writing letters to healthcare workers and nursing home residents; writing/recording book reviews; giving feedback on future programming ideas for the Teen Advisory & Service Committee (TASC), and hosting programs. Contact Michelle, Teen Librarian, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

 

 

Volunteer in the Community

  • College of DuPage's People Educating People (PEP) Volunteers - PEP volunteers primarily assist instructors as classroom tutors. PEP tutors work with adult students one-on-one or in groups of two to five students in the following classes: reading, writing, and basic math for persons without a high school diploma and beginning ESL. 
  • DuPage Community Resource Information System (CRIS) - Connects people with needs to the appropriate organizations in DuPage County, many of which are in need of volunteers.
  • DuPage Habitat for Humanity - The ReStore has volunteer positions for cashiers, stock help, customer service, and drivers.
  • Forest Preserve District DuPage - Seeking volunteers for everything from gardening to office support and bike patrol.
  • Giving DuPage - Connecting volunteers and donors with ways to give back.
  • Literacy DuPage - Trains volunteer tutors to help adult learners achieve sufficient skills in English literacy so they may achieve personal goals and function independently.
  • Morton College's Project CARE - Volunteer tutors help adult students who seek assistance with reading and writing, and/or learning English as a second language.
  • People's Resource Center Volunteering - Offers assistance with computers, English as a second language, food, clothing, and mortgage or rent.
  • School on Wheels - Provides free one-on-one literacy education for low-income immigrant and minority adults.
  • SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) - Volunteer to become a small business counselor to budding entrepreneurs.
  • Senior Corps in Illinois - More than 18,000 seniors in Illinois serve as foster grandparents, senior companions, safety patrols, mentors, tutors, and volunteers.
  • SeniorNet - Seniors helping seniors. SeniorNet seeks to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
  • TEACH -  Tutoring English to Advance Change -  Free one-on-one English instruction.
  • Volunteer Match - Use your zip code to find volunteer opportunities near you.
  • West Suburban Humane Society - Volunteers help with adoptions, animal transporting, building maintenance, fundraising, humane education programs, temporary care, and projects.