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405 HelenaLos Alamos, CA 93440


Volunteer Storyteller: Los Alamos and Guadalupe

Santa Maria Public Library system is seeking an energetic and fun team of volunteers to run a Saturday morning preschool story time at their Los Alamos and Guadalupe branches. A background in education or acting is preferred. Experience working with families and a knowledge of children’s literature is desired. Duties will include planning and presenting regular story times for young children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Live Scan fingerprinting is required, and will be scheduled by the volunteer coordinator. A commitment to one year of volunteer service is desired. Training will be provided.


  • Background in education or acting

  • Experience working with families

  • Knowledge of children’s literature

  • Ability to commit to one year of volunteer work desired

  • Pass Live Scan fingerprinting


  • Plan and present story times for families


  • Reading Comprehension
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours month on Saturday mornings
  • Ability to read and select age appropriate picture books to read to children, patience

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