Volunteer

The library has a variety of volunteer opportunities for adults and teens. Support your library’s daily operations, programs and services.

Adult volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hennepin County Library. We are currently looking for adult volunteers to tutor with our Homework Help program.

K-12 homework help volunteer

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.

Locations:

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How to apply
  1. Complete a volunteer application.
  2. View the online orientation.
  3. 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

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Teen volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hennepin County Library. At this time, we don’t have any volunteer opportunities for teens.

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Due to Covid-19, Hennepin County Library is not currently accepting applications for Court-ordered community service.

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