Volunteering for YPRL

 

Volunteering is a great way to develop new skills, meet new people, and be involved in your community. Yarra Plenty Regional Library has a long and rich history of volunteering. We rely on the valuable support of volunteers throughout Banyule, Nillumbik and Whittlesea who bring vibrancy and a spirit of service to the library and our surrounding communities. Our volunteers are of all ages, and come from different cultural backgrounds and professions.

Our volunteers support Yarra Plenty Regional Library in a range of ways, including:

  • Library branch volunteering
  • Specialised program delivery
  • Learning support and tutoring
  • Home Library delivery service          

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Please see below for more information about the following current volunteer opportunities at YPRL:

  • Code Club Volunteer at Thomastown Library
  • Volunteer Chess Tutor at Thomastown Library
  • Garden Maker Space Volunteer at Thomastown Library
  • Next Chapter Book Club Volunteer at Watsonia Library

Code Club Volunteer

Thomastown Library is looking to recruit enthusiastic volunteers to help support a new Code Club.

Please read the role description and the information poster to learn more about this opportunity.

The EOI for this exciting role will close on COB Monday, 11th February, 2020.

If you have any questions about the position, please email volunteers@yprl.vic.gov.au or contact 9088 3441.


Volunteer Chess Tutor

Thomastown Library is looking for savvy, fun and knowledgeable individuals to volunteer as Chess Tutors.

To read about becoming a Chess Tutor, including when you need to be available, please view the role description and the information poster.

The EOI for this opportunity will close on COB Monday, 3rd February, 2020.

If you have any questions about the position, please email volunteers@yprl.vic.gov.au or contact 9088 3441.


Garden Makerspace Volunteer

We are seeking enthusiastic, savvy, green thumb volunteers for our Garden Maker Space at Thomastown Library.

Please view the role description and the information poster for more information on what is involved in becoming a Garden Maker Space Volunteer at Thomastown Library. 

The EOI for this opportunity will close on COB Monday, 3rd February, 2020.

If you have any questions about the position, please email volunteers@yprl.vic.gov.au or contact 9088 3441.


Next Chapter Book Club Volunteer

Watsonia Library is looking for considerate, patient and creative individuals to assist with a new project called Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), which offers book clubs for adolescents and adults with Down Syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Please review the Role Description and the information poster for more details.

The opportunity closes COB Monday, 20th January, 2020.

If you have any questions about the position, please email volunteers@yprl.vic.gov.au or contact 9088 3441.


Our Volunteer Expression of Interest form is always open.

The volunteer team keeps your Expressions of Interest on file for up to 6 months. 

Visit Volunteering in the Community for more information about volunteering outside of the library.

For further enquiries, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator on 9088 3441 or by email at volunteers@yprl.vic.gov.au

Please note that Yarra Plenty Regional Library is a child safe and child friendly organisation. We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children participating in our programs and visiting our libraries. Child Safe Policy. 

All YPRL volunteers are required to complete volunteer Police and Working With Children Checks as part of the selection process.

See also: Volunteer Policy


We encourage you to consider filling out an Expression of Interest form below. The volunteer team keeps your Expressions of Interest on file for up to 6 months. If an opportunity becomes available that matches your interests and skills, our team will contact you.

Expression of Interest Form

Download it: Expression of Interest form.
OR
Fill in the online form below:

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