Date Submitted: December 14, 2017
Service Term: February 5, 2018 – August 4, 2018
Compensation: $6,831.00 Plus Education Award of $ 2,960.00 upon completion of 900 hours. AmeriCorps Health Insurance Policy.

Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Host Site Location:

Name: Snyder County Libraries
Address: 1 North High St. Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Telephone Number: 570-374-7163 FAX Number: 570-374-2120
Email address:

Host Site Supervisor:

Pamela Ross
Executive Director

Member Position Summary Work

To coordinate the library’s volunteer program, including assigning duties to volunteers, selecting volunteers, determining potential volunteer tasks, and expanding programming for all ages by using volunteers. Position will work with low income individuals and at risk youth, as well as others from all socio-economic levels.

Minimum Qualifications: (the following is an example)

  • Driver’s License and reliable vehicle
  • Love of people
  • Either knows people in the local community or comfortable reaching out to others
  • Love of libraries
  • Customer service skills
  • Comfortable with computers and technology
  • Ability to communicate with people of all social and economic levels
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client records
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • High school diploma or GED

Essential functions of the Position:

  • Manage volunteer application process
  • Select suitable volunteer opportunities for interested volunteers
  • Serve as a liaison between potential volunteers and permanent library staff members
  • Recruit new volunteers
  • Serve at library front desk
  • Attend and participate in events related to library volunteerism
  • Participation in CORE AmeriCorps Group Activities
  • Members may not participate in any activities included in the Prohibited Activities as listed in the ‘Partner Site and Member Agreements’


Proposed Weekly Schedule:

  • 7-8 hours per day, between 9am-8pm
  • Minimum average of 36 hours per week required to complete the program year.
  • Members must have all clearances before serving Vulnerable Populations or be accompanied by someone who does until clearances are received.