Early Literacy Volunteer


Cause Areas


Mon May 28, 2018 - Fri Aug 31, 2018


1326 W Cherry LaneMeridian, ID 83642


Love early childhood literacy and working with kids? The library is in need of your interactive storytelling skills and passion for providing library services to kids! This is a special opportunity for enthusiastic volunteers willing to invest time in training to gear up for a weekly commitment during the 2018 Summer Reading season (June-August).

What will you be doing?

  • Work with the Outreach department to visit targeted day cares and other key community centers to provide storytimes to children.
  • Use concepts & methods in early childhood literacy to facilitate interactive storytimes and promote learning.
  • Coordinate & work with library staff to maintain exceptional level of customer service.
  • Regularly commit to scheduled community visits efficiently and on-time.
  • Maintains positive interactions with children, daycare centers, and members of the public.

To know if this opportunity is right for you, view the volunteer handbook here: https://www.mld.org/sites/default/files/u310/MLD%20Volunteer%20Handbook.pdf

Please fill out the volunteer application here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=964415644&OR=1

Prospective volunteers who apply for this opportunity will be invited to an interview as the next step in the volunteer process. If selected, volunteers will be invited to a required training on Saturday, April 7th.

This opportunity is in need of volunteers who can commit at least on hour a week on a weekly basis during summer 2018.


  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Library Sciences
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours p/wk June 2018-August 2018

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