volunteer Young Readers Center Volunteer Program

  • General Website: http://www.read.gov/yrc/
  • Hosting Service Unit: National & International Outreach
  • Program Contact: [email protected]
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Literature/Poetry; All with interest and aptitude for young readers
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen; Permanent Resident; Visa Holder
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: Apply at least 2 months in advance of tentative start date. Email the program contact for further information on application process.
  • Compensation: Non-paid
  • Academic Credit: The Library does not provide academic credit, but you may arrange with your school in advance to receive credit.
  • Available Benefits: LC Internal Discounts
  • Program Duration: Long-term. 4 hrs/week for a long term
  • Qualifications: Over the age of 18; Interest in working with children and young adults in a library setting
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The Young Readers Center Volunteer Program is designed for individuals interested in working with children and young adults in a library setting. Volunteers are expected to have some experience working with children in an educational setting, such as a library or classroom. The Library benefits by having both seasoned professionals and students who assist with public outreach, programming, collections, and promotion of the Library’s resources.