Richmond Tool Library Volunteers


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3230 MacDonald Ave.Richmond, CA 94804


  • Tool Library Supervisor (15-20/week) hours

  • Oversee coordinator, volunteer and library

  • Customer service

  • Volunteer Coordinator (10 hours/week with 'training options’)

  • Researching and writing volunteer policies and procedures

  • Generating volunteer opportunities and role descriptions

  • Ensuring there is appropriate support and training for volunteers

  • Promoting volunteering (internally and externally)through recruitment and PR strategies and campaigns.

  • Recruiting volunteers and assigning them to roles that match their interests and skillsets.

  • Partaking in public outreach activities.

  • Nominating volunteers for awards and, with the help of the board, organizing "thank you" events.

  • Offering advice and information to volunteers and external organizations through outreach activities via face-to-face,telephone and email contact.

  • With assistance from the board, organizing volunteer recruitment events

  • Attending monthly board meetings.

  • Monitoring and evaluating volunteer activities.

  • Maintaining volunteer database Ideal Volunteer.

  • Strongly supportive of the mission and need for NPTL.

  • Committed to enriching the community.

  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel.

  • Available 5-7 hours a month, during peak times.

  • In possession of a take-charge attitude Able to work with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Willing to work with an all-volunteer board to promote tool library activities

  • Volunteers (0-15 hours/week)

  • Tool Repair and Maintenance Specialist (5 hours/week)

    • Upkeep of tools

    • Check for damage

  • Volunteer Media and Outreach Coordinator (7 hours/week -- offsite)

    • Social Media

    • Newsletter

    • Website

    • Create content (DIY, workshops, etc.)

    • Workshops

  • Volunteer Inventory Specialist (7 hours/week)

    • Administrative

    • Keep record of tools

    • System for tool recovery aka FBI

    • Update with tool donations

    • Thank you letters

    • Email patrons about late tools, etc.

    • Presentations about tool usage

  • Volunteer Accountant (7 hours/week)

    • Fundraising

    • Funds

    • Visioning


  • Woodworking
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Carpentry
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Inventory Management

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-16 hours/week flexible
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