volunteers-2729696_1920Are you interested in helping out at the library a few hours a week or month? Volunteering at the Chestatee Regional Library System connects you with the world of literacy, lifelong learning and your community. Rewarding opportunities exist at both the Dawson and Lumpkin County Libraries. In all cases, excellent training is provided to ensure that your volunteer experience is both enjoyable and fruitful.

Ready to Apply? Use one of the links below!

Volunteer Applications
Dawson County Library Branch
Adult Volunteer Application 
Teen Volunteer Application (Ages 12+)

Lumpkin County Library Branch
Adult Volunteer Application
Teen Volunteer Application (Ages 12+)

Would you like to learn a little more about how you can help? We have several opportunities that may interest you:
Circulation Volunteer Aide

  • Photocopies library forms and replenishes forms where needed
  • Helps with filing, labeling, and other clerical tasks
  • Helps clean books
  • Helps staff maintain book stacks
  • Maintains magazines, newspapers, and incoming newsletters
Genealogy Volunteer Aide

  • Assists in the genealogy room
  • Assists with basic genealogy research by using some or all of the following for basic genealogy research: family file folders, Internet, genealogy books, microfilm, and CDs
  • May assist patrons with the computer and microfilm equipment (training available)
  • Helps with photocopying, filing, labeling, and other clerical tasks
  • Helps staff organize and maintain genealogy vertical file
  • Helps staff maintain genealogy book shelves
Information Volunteer Aide

  • Helps staff maintain vertical file
  • Assists staff by creating or maintaining databases (when needed)
  • Helps with photocopying, filing, labeling, and other clerical tasks
Youth Volunteer

  • Assists staff in the Children’s and Young Adult areas of the library with preparation of children’s programs
  • Assists in preparing crafts for story time and special programs
  • Makes photocopies, fold brochures and flyers
  • Shelves Children’s, Juvenile and Young Adult materials
  • Cleans children’s area, books and videos, and straighten shelves
  • Assists with decorating bulletin boards
Please note: Youth volunteers must be 12 years of age or older, complete a volunteer application, and have their parents sign a waiver of liability.

Stop by your local library branch with any questions you might have about our Volunteering Opportunities.
We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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