Volunteer Opportunities: PPLD Teens

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering at PPLD! We count on our volunteers to achieve so much.

Chess Program Assistant

Be an ambassador for chess! Help staff set up and take down materials. Play chess with patrons of all ages in a casual setting in the 21c Window Bay.

Fridays from 3 - 5 p.m.

Children/Teen Program Assistants

  • Assist with children/teen programs
  • Help children with crafts

Fast Track

20 hours or fewer for school, scouts or NHS.


Review Crew

The Review Crew is a way for teens (ages 12-18) to earn volunteer hours by writing qualifying reviews to be published on Pikes Peak Library District’s Teen Web Page. Check out some of our book reviews at http://ppld.org/teens/book-reviews for examples.

Fill out a Review Crew Participation Form

Please return this SIGNED Review Crew Participation Form in person at any Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) Location or scan and email to reviewcrew@ppld.org.

1 qualifying book review = 1 hour volunteer service

Study Buddies

Teen volunteers – 13-17 - will help students in grades K – 5 with homework or reading practice.

  • Assist students with a range of elementary school homework topics including reading, English, history, science and math
One late afternoon per week

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board meet monthly or more to suggest topics, and plan and host programs and services for teens.


Volunteer Opportunities: Community

  1. Are you 14 or older? Do you want to make a lasting difference in the life of a child? Join Children’s Literacy Center in offering one-to-one tutoring at no cost to families.

  2. Using the power of online to get teens to do good stuff offline.

  3. Search by zip code or city to find volunteer opportunities in your area.