CONTACT:  Roseanne Hinmueller, Teen Volunteer Coordinator   PHONE:  (604) 925-7408

EMAIL:  rhinmueller@westvanlibrary.ca FAX:  (604) 925-5933
WEBSITE:  www.westvanlibrary.ca
VOLUNTEER TITLE:  Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Member or Teen Volunteer

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  Participants are 12 – 15 members in Grades 8 – 12 who live and go to school on the North Shore and are willing to commit to participation from September to June. TAG meets once a month for about 1.5 – 2 hours TAG members contribute to the library through: Writing book, magazine, and graphic novel reviews; helping with the selection of teen books, music, magazines, and movies for the library; being  spokespersons for teens in the community; getting involved in library programs and helping to promote them; other ideas as suggested by you!

Work in a team to assist with library tasks. Activities include: Book Buddies: Help children improve their reading skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Duties include: Assisting children with reading; providing feedback for children; encouraging and helping children to feel more confident with their reading skills; and taking attendance of children with whom they read. Library Volunteer: Duties include: Shelf reading (making sure books are in the correct order); labeling books; fronting books; shelving paperbacks; special projects such as assisting with youth programming, cutting, painting, book washing, etc.

MINIMUM AGE:  13

Contact Antony Wilson awilson@mulgrave.com if you have questions.

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