This fall, gain experience in your area of study or apply your expertise at the Library. You can choose a volunteer opportunity in adult literacy, food security, English language tutoring, play and childhood, reading services, settlement support, or youth literacy.

Explore your options listed below. Ask us questions.

Volunteering at the Library

When you contribute your unique voice and talents to life at the Library, you're helping shape your community, and having a real impact on people's lives. 

And, we're here to support you! As a volunteer, you'll receive an orientation, training, and the tools you need to succeed in your role.

For more info, contact Heather at mackenh@halifax.ca.

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Share your time and expertise. Meet new people and connect with your community. We're looking for adult volunteers to lend a hand with a variety of programs and in different locations. 

Are one of these opportunities a good fit for you?

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

We know you care about your community, and we're here to support the change you want to make happen. Each opportunity has been shaped by teens like you and will continue to transform with your ideas and passion.

Are one of these opportunities a good fit for you?

Becoming a Library Volunteer

You'll need to apply to volunteer, attend an interview, and provide references. If you're 18 or older, you'll also need to complete a criminal records check before you start volunteering.

Go to the opportunity of your choice and apply now!

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