Volunteer Program

The Greenwood County Library invites you to join its volunteer program.

A variety of opportunities are available, including:

  • Welcome Desk aides
  • Literacy and ESL tutors
  • Tour guides
  • Computer tutors
  • Genealogy/Local History Room aides
  • Special Event aides
  • Book processing aides
  • Books2Go Bookstore
  • Sorting items for the Friends' book sale
  • Children's Room and Teen Center aides

The Library offers training and convenient scheduling. Volunteers will have a choice of time commitments, including on-going, short-term, and long-term.

We invite you to invest yourself -- your time and your talents -- in the Library's services and programs. Applications are available at the Greenwood County Library and its branch libraries, the Ninety Six Branch Library and the Ware Shoals Community Library; or, you may download an application from the link below.

GCL Volunteer Application

If you want to volunteer for the ESL/Literacy program you need to fill out the ESL/Literacy Volunteer Application on the Adult Literacy/ESL page after the GCL Volunteer Application.

For more information about the program, please contact Dana Ellis, Volunteer Coordinator, at 941-4654 or email dellis@greenwoodcountylibrary.org.

Teen Volunteers

Now Accepting Applications for Rising 9th - 12th Graders! 

Are you looking for community service opportunities for school or college applications? Become a Teen Summer Volunteer at the Library! Teen Volunteers will be under the supervision of the Young Adult Services Coordinator and will be able to particpate in a variety of service activities in the Teen Center, Children's Room, and other areas of the Library.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Teen Advisory Board/Event Planning: Mondays, 5-6:30PM This group meets nearly every Monday to plan 2 children's program per year (A Christmas Program and Spring Easter Egg Hunt), assist the YA Services Coordinator with brainstorming ideas for Teen programs, events, and materials) 
  • Assisting with Children and Tween Programs under supervison with YA Services and Children's Services Coordinators
  • Setting up and taking down programs (including Summer Reading preformaces, LEGO Club, Anime Club, Board Game Club, etc.
  • Preparing Take-Home Crafts and other passive programs
  • Participating in community service projects planned by Teen Advisory Board
  • and more!

How to apply:

Fill out and submit a TEEN VOLUNTEER APPLICATION and a PARENTAL CONSENT FORM at the Circulation Desk.  The Volunteer Coordinator will submit your application to the Young Adult Services Coordinator who will contact you to set up an appointment.


Have Questions?

Contact Jessica Howard, the Young Adult Services Coordinator,
at 941-3033 or jhoward@greenwoodcountylibrary.org if you have any questions