Teen Volunteering

Current Teen Volunteer Opportunities at FTPL:
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Help plan and create teen programming, decorate the teen room, and more!
  1. When does volunteering take place? Throughout the year
  2. How can I become a TAG volunteer?  Fill out an application.  New TAG volunteer applications will be available June 1st, 2018.
Reading Buddies
Help a child practice their reading skills.
  1. When does volunteering take place? Summer (July-August)
  2. Who can be a Reading Buddy? Teens in grades 8-12.
  3. How can I become a Reading Buddy? Fill out an application.  Summer 2018 Reading Buddy applications are now available.  Deadline to return applications is June 10th, 2018.
Teen Tech Buddies
Help kids learn to code, build, make videos, and more!
  1. When does volunteering take place? Summer (July-August)
  2. Who can be a Teen Tech Buddy? Teens in grades 8-12.
  3. How can I become a Teen Tech Buddy? Fill out an application.  We are no longer accepting Teen Tech Buddy applications for 2018.  Applications for 2019 will be available March 1st, 2019.

Questions?  Contact Maureen at mlangley@franklintwp.org or 732-873-8700 ext. 114

Youth Services Department Volunteering
Assist by straightening up the Youth Services area which includes toys and puzzles, magazines, and board books.  Special projects as assigned.
  1. When does volunteering take place? 6 weeks in Summer (July-August).  Volunteers work 1 hour per week and there is a mandatory 2 hour training.
  2. Who can be a Youth Services Department Volunteer? Teens ages 12-17.
  3. How can I become a Youth Services Department Volunteer?  Fill out an application.  Summer 2018 applications are now available.  Applications are limited.  Deadline to return applications is May 24th, 2018.

Questions?  Contact the Youth Services Department at 732-873-8700 ext. 112.

 

Circulation Department Volunteer
Shelving, shelf reading, and shifting.
  1. When does volunteering take place? Throughout the year.  Volunteers are required to complete at least 6 months of volunteering and take a Dewey Decimal Quiz.
  2. Who can be a Circulation Department Volunteer?  Teens ages 15 and older.
  3. How can I become a Circulation Department Volunteer?  Fill out an application.  Applications are available all year round at the Circulation desk.

Questions? Contact the Circulation Department at 732-873-8700 ext. 400.