- Careers with us:
- Friends of the Library
- Online Resources
What does it mean to be a Volunteer?
Becoming a volunteer at the Mount Vernon Public Library connects you with the world of literacy, cultural diversity, and learning. Library volunteers play an important role in connecting people with ideas and information.
Is volunteering at the Library for you?
Please answer the following questions:
If you can answer yes to these questions, volunteering at the Library is for you!
What kind of volunteer positions are generally available?
After-School Homework Helper
Assist children in grades 1-8 with homework assignments on weekday afternoons (not available in July and August). (16+ only)
Greet and direct library patrons in the Library's Main room (18+ only)
Computer Coach & LAB Assistants
Assist patrons using computers and other technology (14+ only)
Customer Service Aide
Assisting patrons at the Circulation Desk
ESOL Conversation Group Leader
Lead conversation groups for adults learning to speak English (18+ only)
Monitoring students during exams being given in the library. (18+ only)
Be responsible for organizing shelves so that all materials are in alpha-numerical order.
Read aloud to groups of children, parents and caregivers in children's room (18+ only)
Library Program's Volunteer
If you're a volunteer, you can help librarians with youth programs. (12-18 only).
Mount Vernon Public Library
28 South First Avenue
Mount Vernon, New York 10550
We will review your application, and if there are any possible matches with currently available volunteer opportunities, we will invite you to attend an information session and interview.
Help people practice English-speaking skills by leading small ESOL conversation groups.
Please mail application to below address:
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF WESTCHESTER / ROCKLAND COUNTIES
P.O. BOX 693
YONKERS NY 10702
Apply for a Literacy Volunteer position
Literacy Volunteers Application Form(pdf)