Teen Volunteer Application

Did you know that 66% of library volunteers are teens?

Volunteering at Your Library is a great way to learn about the work environment, contribute to a good cause, or complete community service requirements.

We also offer one-time volunteer or community service opportunities for court-appointed teens.

This application is for teen volunteers (13-17 and/or still in high school). If you are an adult interested in volunteering with OPL, you can find more information on the adult volunteer page.

If you are 13-17 (or 18 and in high school), fill out the application below, and we'll get back to you soon.

"*" indicates required fields

How old are you?*
*You have to be at least 13 to volunteer at the library.

Liability Waiver & Confidentiality Statement

I do hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Oakland, its employees, volunteers or agents from any and all claims or causes of action that may arise out of performance of my assigned duties as a volunteer. I waive any right of action I have against the City of Oakland in consideration of my participation as a volunteer for the City and the Oakland Public Library.

I understand that in my capacity as a City of Oakland volunteer, I may come into contact with confidential information. I agree to protect this information to the best of my abilities as a volunteer and not to divulge it during or after my service as a volunteer has ended.
Which library location are you interested in volunteering at?*
We can not guarantee volunteer opportunities at any specific location, but this will make sure we forward your application to the correct location. Find information about locations at oaklandlibrary.org/locations.
Which opportunities are you interested in helping with?*
What days and times are you available?*
Please note location's hours, as we can only host volunteers when the library is open.
Do you have community service hour requirements?
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
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