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Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Volunteers must be Age 14 and up

 

Clean Team


Hand checking cleanlinessDo you have a passion for clean spaces? Help us keep our library materials in tip-top shape! Volunteers on the Clean Team work throughout the public areas of the library to ensure that shelves, displays, and library materials are neat and orderly and that all materials are in good condition. Duties include dusting shelves, cleaning media discs & cases, sprucing up displays, and pulling materials needing repair.
Time Commitment: One 1-hour or one 2-hour scheduled shift per week for 3+ months.

 

Book Search


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Do you love to search the library’s shelves? Book search volunteers search the shelves for a list of specific items, collect those items on a cart, and deliver the cart to Circulation staff members.
Time Commitment: One 1-hour scheduled shift per week, for 4+ months.

 

 

Interns


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The Brentwood Library offers unpaid internships for college undergraduates and graduate students. Our internships are a partnership between the library staff and the student. The intern completes a short-term project while being mentored and guided by library staff. Available internships change each term.

Time commitment: varies by project but is generally 10-15 hours per week. All interested students should begin by submitting an online application.

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Have you ever wondered which library books are most popular? Do you like to know what’s new and interesting or older and classic? Shelve recently returned books and find out! Volunteers in circulation and in the Children’s Department assist the library staff in efficiently and accurately shelving all sorts of books and library materials. Qualifications: Able to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order; able to push, bend, and lift; attention to detail; able to work independently. This work can be quite physical and may not be recommended for those with back, knee, or neck problems. 
Time commitment: One 2-hour scheduled shift per week for 4+ months.

 Relocation Technician


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Are you looking for a workout while you volunteer? Our Relocation technician volunteers move and rearrange library materials to ensure easy access for library members and adequate space for future collection growth. Qualifications: Able to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order; able to push, bend, and lift; attention to detail; able to work independently. This is very physical work and is not recommended for those with back, knee, or neck problems. 
Time commitment: One 2-hour scheduled shift per week for 3+ months.

 

 Special Events


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Do you want to volunteer occasionally, but you don't want to make a long-term volunteer commitment? No problem! The library often needs a helping hand at special events like the chess tournament, teen programs, children's events, the Easter egg hunt, morning with Santa, and more! If you'd like us to get in touch with you when help is needed for special events, choose this option.

 

Sequence Specialist


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Put your OCD tendencies to work for us! We’ll teach you exactly how everything in the library should be shelved; you make sure the materials on the shelves are in perfect order. Qualifications: Able to read 12 pt. font for extended periods; able to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order; exceptional attention to detail. 
Time commitment: One 1-hour or one 2-hour shift per week for 4+ months. 

 

Click here for further details about each volunteer position.

Or contact the Volunteer Coodinator, Lory Cantrell, at 615-371-0090 Ext. 8860
volunteercoordinator@brentwoodtn.gov

 


 

Volunteer Documents

Library Liability Release

Volunteer Agreement

Volunteer Handbook

Confidentiality Agreement