Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hennepin County Library.
Computer tutor volunteer
Assist patrons with computer basics – typing, using a mouse, signing up for email accounts, navigating a website, using Microsoft Office, printing, filling out applications, and other tasks as requested. Volunteers work one-to-one with patrons at an assigned time in the library. Experience with computers required. This position is an excellent opportunity to advance digital literacy.
K-12 homework help volunteer - Fall 2022
Work with K-12 youth after school on homework-related projects. Volunteers support students' academic success by helping them develop literacy and mathematics skills, understand homework assignments, and prepare for college. Volunteers work once a week for at least one semester. Experience with youth is helpful. Training is provided. A criminal background check is required.
How to apply
- Complete a volunteer application.
- View the online orientation.
- Schedule an interview.
Questions? Call Volunteer Services at 612-543-8633. The phone line is staffed Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please leave a voicemail if we miss your call and expect a return call within 24 hours.
Web usability sessions
Volunteers needed to participate in usability sessions to help improve the library website. Learn more about web usability sessions.
Due to COVID-19, Hennepin County Library is not currently accepting applications for Court-ordered community service.
Local Friends groups are volunteer, membership-based organizations at individual libraries. Varied in size and activities, all share a common goal of supporting and advocating for their local libraries.
Learn more about joining your local Friends group