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Be A Volunteer At The State Library!
Volunteer Program Mission
Citizens who volunteer are valuable assets to the Oregon State Library. The Library Board of Trustees and the State Librarian promote and encourage the involvement of volunteers to assist staff in the achievement of the mission and the goals of the State Library.

 
Who Can Volunteer?

Youth:

Adults:
If you want to share your skills or learn new ones, work on an issue that is important to you, or contribute to your fellow citizens of Oregon you may volunteer.

Groups:
Church, community, service, support, and youth groups can work together to assist on current programs or special projects.

Students:
The State Library is an active supporter of School to Work, career related learning. Students are welcome to explore through mentorships, site visits, informational interviews, job shadows, structured work experience, and internships.


 
Opportunities Available
Current Opportunities
For more information:
Contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator:
Robin Speer, email: robin.d.speer@state.or.us, phone: 503-378-5014.



 
How To Become A Volunteer
Application Process:
Obtain an application by downloading the application form or by contacting the Volunteer Program Coordinator: Robin Speer, email: robin.d.speer@state.or.us, or phone: 503-378-5014.


 
Next Steps
Interview:
An appointment will be arranged for you to meet with the Volunteeer Program Coordinator, along with a tour of the work area. The interview assures a successful match for both you and the agency.

Placement:
Your skills, interests, and goals will be matched with a task placement.

Orientation:
This includes review of the state and agency policies and procedures, agency and program missions, and volunteer program policy.

Training:
Training will be provided for all volunteer tasks .

 
Internship Program
 
The Internship Program is designed to give students real work experience performing a project or task that the State Library identifies as necessary to achieve the mission and goals of the agency. Students who are enrolled in Library school or a relevant college program are encouraged to inquire about our program by contacting the Volunteer Program Coordinator, Robin Speer, email: robin.d.speer@state.or.us, phone: 503-378-5014.