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The Faulkner County Library Teen Volunteer Program provides the opportunity for participants to give back to the community through supporting the library in a variety of ways. Assistance and support from volunteers for vital programs and services is greatly appreciated at the Faulkner County Library and allows library staff to better existing programs and services and expand offerings. Teens participating in this program will gain experience, build connections with others, develop communication and interpersonal skills, and be rewarded with the satisfaction of promoting literacy and library services and programs in the community.


There will be a hiatus in accepting new teen volunteer applications beginning on June 3, 2024. Thank you so much for your interest in the program and please check back in the fall when applications open again. 


Why Volunteer?
Volunteering at the library can be used for school volunteer credit, on job & college applications, and resumes. Successful volunteering can also lead to positive letters of recommendation from library staff that you work with.


Volunteer Eligibility
Volunteers for the teen volunteer program must be 13-18 years of age and want to make a difference in the community by promoting literacy and library programs and services.


An ideal teen volunteer is:
· Self-motivated and reliable
· Able to follow directions
· Willing to abide by all Library rules and policies
· Dependable. We will count on you so please carefully consider that the time commitment you are agreeing to will fit your schedule.

If you’re interested in seeing the types of volunteer opportunities that are available at the library, click here.


How to Apply:
If you are interested in becoming a teen volunteer at Faulkner County Library, please complete a volunteer application here.

The Faulkner County Library utilizes VicNet by Volgistics to manage our teen volunteers. This portal also allows you to schedule assignments and track hours. You must complete an online application and attend a training orientation before you will be able to access this service. After you have applied, please check for an email from Katie Scott or check our tween/teen calendar for training session dates and information.

Current Volunteers 
Please visit VicNet to view available assignments, schedule yourself, or track your service time. 

For VicNet troubleshooting, click here


Questions?
If you have any questions about the teen volunteer program or want more details about certain assignments, please contact the teen volunteer coordinator Katie Scott via email at katie.scott@fcl.org or phone at (501) 327-7482.