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18 and older
Have you ever been convicted of a crime that has not been expunged or pardoned, other than a minor traffic violation?
If yes, when and for what offense?
A conviction will not necessarily be a bar to volunteering
During which hours are you available for volunteer assignments? Please write in the hours you are available. All library volunteers must work at least 10 hours per year. Volunteer assignments typically last between 2-4 hours on a given day.
Monday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Monday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Start Time
Monday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. End Time
Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Start Time
Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. End Time
Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Start Time
Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. End Time
Thursday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Thursday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Start Time
Thursday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. End Time
Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Start Time
Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. End Time
Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Start Time
Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. End Time
Sunday between 1 - 6 p.m.
Sunday between 1 - 6 p.m. Start Time
Sunday between 1 - 6 p.m. End Time
How frequently would you like to volunteer?
Just Enough to Reach a Certain Number of Hours
If so, how many hours?
Would you be willing to volunteer to help at special library events?
Summarize your previous work/volunteer experience
Volunteers are needed for the following tasks. Check all tasks you would be interested in doing.*
Count pieces of board games
Pull books for weeding and displays
Process items for Bismarck and Library history collections
Teen Headquarters Volunteers (Volunteer must be between the ages of 14-18
Clean library items
Long Term Processing Volunteer M-F, 9-5 • Use disc cleaning machine • Book repair • Label and cover books and AV material
Special clerical projects
Building or grounds keeping maintenance projects
Break down cardboard for recycling
Clean furniture, dust and straighten books on the shelves
Long Term Circulation Volunteer • Shelve books and materials • Put materials in order for shelving • Shelf Read (make sure books are in order)
*Assigned volunteer tasks may depend upon a volunteer’s experience, ability, library needs, and/or staff availability.
Special Skills or Qualifications
Summarize special skills and qualifications you have acquired from employment, previous volunteer work, or through other activities, including hobbies or sports.
Person to Notify in Case of Emergency
Completion of this application is not a guarantee of a volunteer position. Volunteer applicants will be invited to volunteer only if library staff members are available to oversee volunteer work. Applications may be kept on file until a volunteering opportunity arises. It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.
Please check to indicate that you have read the following statement:
I affirm that the facts set forth in this application are true and complete. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer, any false statements, omissions, or misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal.
Thank you for completing this application form and for your interest in volunteering with us.
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