Teen Volunteer Portal


Teen Volunteer Portal

Summer Reading

Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries relies on volunteers to ensure a successful summer – we couldn’t do it without your help!

Why Volunteer? 

Summer Reading is the perfect opportunity for you to gain real-world experience. By volunteering, you will gain experience in: customer service, communication, organization, group collaboration, leadership, and many other skills!

Volunteer Tasks

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Explain the Summer Reading program to participants
  • Assist Youth Services staff members with Summer Reading virtual events and virtual programs
  • Shelve books, DVDs, video games, and other library material
  • Maintain a neat and orderly room; clean and dust as needed

Volunteer Expectations

  • Come with a great attitude and be ready to serve our community!
  • Arrive on time
  • Complete assigned shift
  • Coordinate with the teen librarian
  • Contact the teen librarian if unable to work scheduled shift

Interested in Volunteering This Summer?

Applicants need the following skills:

  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to arrange items in numerical and alphabetical order
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks according to priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Physical ability to push, bend, stretch, reach, lift, and read book spines
  • Wear a name tag
  • Sign in/out each shift to log hours