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Teen Volunteering

Current Teen Volunteer Opportunities at FTPL:


Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Help plan and create teen programming, write book reviews, 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 and return it to the Adult Reference Desk.
  3. Application Deadline is Thursday, November 14, 2019. If spaces open up after the deadline, new applications will be posted on this page. 

Teen 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 entering grades 8-12 in September.
  3. How can I become a Teen Reading Buddy?      We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2019 Teen Reading Buddies. Check back in early 2020 for Summer 2020 information.

Teen Tech Buddies

Help kids learn to code, build, make videos, and more!
We are looking for teens with experience in one or more of the following areas: Scratch, Makey Makey, Sphero Robots, Snap Circuits, Block Coding, GarageBand, iMovie, Ozobots.
  1. When does volunteering take place? Summer (July-August).
  2. Who can be a Teen Tech Buddy? Teens entering grades 8-12 in September with some of the above listed tech skills.
  3. How can I become a Teen Tech Buddy?       We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2019 Teen Tech Buddies. Check back in early 2020 for Summer 2020 information.

Questions?  Contact the Reference Desk by using the form here or 732-873-8700 ext. 111

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? 3 sessions throughout the year.  Volunteers work 1 hour per week for a 6 week session 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? Contact the Youth Services Department at extension 112 for more information.