Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities: PPLD Teens

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

Children/Teen Program Assistants

  • Assist with children/teen programs
  • Help children with crafts
Hours:
varies

Fast Track

20 hours or fewer for school, scouts or NHS.

Hours:
varies

Reading Buddies Volunteer

Teens are needed to help children retain and improve reading skills over the summer. Teens will listen to a child read aloud, read with a child or assist children in selecting reading materials and share their enthusiasm for reading. When not engaged in study buddies activities, volunteers will do additional tasks.

Volunteers should have excellent reading skills, and the ability to communicate with children and adults, and follow directions.

Must attend a training session and commit to one shift per week.

Apply early; this position closes May 1, 2019.

Location(s):
Hours:
6 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays thru August 1

Review Crew

The Review Crew is a way for teens (ages 13-18) to earn volunteer hours by writing qualifying reviews to be published on Pikes Peak Library District’s teen website. Check out some of our book reviews at https://ppld.org/teens/book-reviews for examples.

Fill out a Review Crew Registration Form to participate.

Location(s):
Hours:
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
Location(s):
Hours:
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.

Hours:
varies

Volunteer Opportunities: Community

  1. Volunteer at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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

  3. Volunteer at the Humane Society.

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