Help with programs that teach Microsoft Office, the Internet, and social media. Basic computer skills are required. Programs include Computer Buddies(Y), Computer Technology Coaches (A), and CyberSeniors Connect (Y).
Welcome newcomers to Canada by introducing them to Canadian culture and helping them practice their English skills. Fluency in English language is required. Programs include ESL Conversation Club (A) and ESL Teen Talk (Y).
Support the Calgary Public Library Foundation with various activities to raise funds (A, F,Y).
Lead a tour of Civic and Public Art displayed in the City of Calgary Municipal Building and throughout the +15 system as a volunteer for our Art Circuit (A) program.
Help people who are learning Spanish to practice speaking and listening in an informal environment. In the Spanish Conversation Club (A) program, priority will be given to volunteers whose first language is Spanish.
Help people build reading, writing, or numeracy skills. Fluency in English language is required. Programs include Homebound Readers (A), Homework Help (A), Learning Advantage (A), Peer To Peer Study Group (A,Y), Canadian Oil Sands Math Minds (A) Read Letter Day (A), TD Read with Me (A), and Reading Buddies (Y).
Perform various tasks such as helping presenters, greeting, and directing attendees (A,F,Y), or as our Library Mascot “Curious” (A,Y).
Support for Job Seekers
Assist in career development by teaching job search skills, cover letter and resume writing, and interview preparation. Volunteers with strong human resources backgrounds are accepted in the Career Coaching program (A).
A-Volunteer opportunities for adults (18 and over)
F- Volunteer opportunities for families including youth in grades 7-12
Y- Volunteer opportunities for youth in grades 7-12