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Teen Volunteer Application

We are accepting applications for volunteering. If you fill out an application now, we will notify you that we have received your application and we will place you on our waiting list and contact you when we have an opening. Please be aware  that volunteer positions are extremely limited.

During the school year, students need to be at least 12 years old or in 6th grade to volunteer. During the summer, students must be entering at least 9th grade in the fall in order to volunteer.

Fill out the online application below. You will then need to come to the library with a parent or guardian in order to sign the form before work begins. Contact the Teen Services Librarian with any questions.

Volunteer application also available in accessible HTML format, and printable PDF format:

  • Volunteer Application
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Name (required)

Address (required)

City, State, Zip (required)

Phone (required)

Email (required)

Name of Emergency Contact (required)

Emergency Contact Phone (required)

Relationship to you of Emergency Contact (required)

School, Grade (required)

Name of Reference (required)

Phone Number of Reference (required)

Are you volunteering to complete requirements for community service (for example, school graduation requirements, National Honor Society, etc.)? (required)
Yes No 

Name of Organization

Address of Organization

Completion Due Date

Hours Required

Indicate what days and times you would regularly be available to volunteer (required)
**Please note: regular volunteer hours are only available Monday through Friday, during the Library's open hours. Weekend hours are usually only available for special events and long-term volunteers.

Within your available times to work, how many hours do you wish to work per week? (required)

Have you volunteered at the library before? If yes, when? (required)

Tell us about any previous volunteer experience (required)

Yes! I would like to sign up to be notified by email for:

Please click the box to verify you are not a robot:

The applicant and a parent or guardian must come to the library to sign the application before work begins.

Please note that Library volunteers are not covered under the Workers’ Compensation policy because they do not meet the definition of employees of the Town.

I understand that I am not covered by a Workers’ Compensation policy while volunteering at the Bethel Public Library and that I must attend a one-hour orientation session before beginning any regular volunteer hours.

Applicant’s Signature:_________________________________


Parent’s/Guardian’s Signature:_________________________________


The Bethel Public Library reserves the right to limit the number of active volunteers at any one time.