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Teens - Volunteer Opportunities  

 The Ajax Public Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity within the workplace. As we grow, it is important that our workforce becomes more reflective of the citizens we serve to further the diversification of ideas that makes Ajax a great place to live and work. The Ajax Public Library respects, encourages, and celebrates our diversity.

Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved and earn your community hours at the same time! Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and return it to your local branch. A Criminal Reference Check is required for volunteers age 16 and older.

Ajax Reading Circle: Applications currently open

If you believe that reading counts, get along with children and want to make a difference, then you're the person we're looking for. Ajax residents who have completed grade eight are welcome to apply to be part of this program. Runs on Saturdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. from September to May. Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and return it to any Ajax Public Library branch.

Summer Reading Buddies: Applications now closed

Encouraging children to read and avoiding summer brain drain is the goal of the TD Summer Reading Club Eureka! If you enjoy working with kids, helping them to become better readers and like arts and crafts, then you're the person we're looking for. Ajax residents who have completed grade eight are welcome to apply to be part of this program. Runs on Wednesday afternoons at the McLean Branch and Friday afternoons at the Main Branch. Mandatory training sessions will be held the week of June 23. Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and return it to any Ajax Public Library branch.

Teen Advisory Council (TAC): Applications now closed

From June 2014 to June 2015, teens from Ajax high schools will help with programs, services and give valuable feedback on youth collections. In addition, teens will help out with Library and community events plus promote the Library in their community. Mandatory training sessions will be held the week of June 23. Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and return it to any Ajax Public Library branch.


Community Volunteer Opportunities

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