Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application

Please complete this form and click "submit" when you are done. Applications are kept on file for one year, and we will contact you whenever we have an opening that meets your skills and interests. The minimum age for volunteering is 14, however, the following age restrictions apply: 14 and 15-year-olds may work in the Children’s and Teen departments only, and delivery drivers must be at least 21 years old.

First Name
Last Name
Email
Phone
Address
City
State
Zip Code
Age (If under 21)
Emergency Contact
Emergency Contact Phone
Emergency contact's relationship to applicant
Reason for Volunteering?
Are you volunteering to complete a community service requirement?
 Yes
 No
If Yes, please explain
If Yes, how many hours do you need to complete?
Deadline for completion
Are you volunteering to complete a project or requirement for school?
 Yes
 No
If yes, please explain
If Yes, how many hours do you need to complete?
Deadline for completion
If you are interested in a delivery driver position, do you have a reliable vehicle that can be used to make deliveries?
 Yes
 No

An applicant accepted for a delivery position must furnish and pay for his or her driving record upon volunteer placement. This may be obtained by visiting the BMV website.

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
 Yes
 No
If Yes, please explain

Some volunteer positions will require a background check. An applicant accepted for one of these positions must furnish and pay for this background check prior to volunteering.

Volunteer Experience
Work Experience
Check all the tasks you would be interested in doing
 Children's craft preparation/program assistance
 Children's book collection maintenance
 Delivering materials to homebound customers
 Selecting materials for homebound customers
 Teen craft preparation/program assistance
 Teen book collection maintenance
 Assisting with local history projects
 Genealogy assistance
 Cleaning/custodial work
 Landscaping/yard work
Check all skills and traits you possess
 Punctual
 Reliable
 Organized
 Detail-oriented
 Broad knowledge of books/authors/movies/musical groups
 Knowledge of genealogy
 Knowledge of local history
 Good driving knowledge of the city of Anderson and library district
 Customer service skills
 Good communication skills
 Good with computers
 Able to use online library catalog
 Alphabetizing
 Putting items in numerical order
 Able to locate materials within library
 Able to work independently
 Able to perform repetitive tasks
 Able to push/pull heavy book carts
 Able to stand for extended periods of time
 Able to lift up to 20 lbs.
 Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Please list any additional skills/traits/interests you possess that could be helpful
Please list days and hours when you are available for volunteer service
How often would you like to volunteer
 Daily
 Weekly
 Monthly
How many hours would you like to volunteer each time?
I would prefer to volunteer at
 Main Library
 Lapel Branch
 Both

I certify that the statements in this application are true and correct and have been given voluntarily. I understand that misrepresentation of any information may result in termination of my volunteer involvement. 

I understand that I will not be covered by Worker's Compensation and I release the Anderson Public Library from all claims as a result of any injury that arises during my volunteer activities. If I use my own car while performing volunteer duties, I am responsible for my own insurance and any cost associated with using my own vehicle. I agree to supply the library with a copy of my valid driver's license and proof of insurance. I agree to hold the Library harmless from any loss, damage, or cost incurred by reason of my volunteer activities. 

By checking the box below, I release the Anderson Public Library from any liability in this regard.*

I agree

Any additional comments
Parent or Guardian Name (if applicant is under 18):
Applicant has my permission to volunteer at the library

We appreciate your interest in volunteering at Anderson Public Library!

*A signature is required upon your volunteer placement

 

Before submitting this form, please click on the link below to move the contents of box "A" into box "B" leaving the first box empty.

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