North Logan City Library

Volunteer Policy

Purpose Statement:

The volunteer program’s purpose is to assist the library in serving its patrons through jobs given by the volunteer coordinator or other qualified library staff.


Volunteer Program Goals:

  • Volunteers will help make the library a safe and enjoyable place for its patrons
  • Volunteers will be available to help on a weekly basis for an agreed upon period of time
  • Volunteers will reinforce the efforts of the library staff in making sure patrons get high-quality service


Guidelines for Volunteers:

  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age (volunteers under the age of 16 are accepted at the discretion of the volunteer coordinator)
  • All volunteer applicants must be interviewed and will be treated as though they were a paid library employee
  • Court-appointed service hour volunteers will be accepted at the discretion of the library director


Management of Volunteer Program:

The library director is ultimately responsible for all volunteer efforts of the library. The director will select a staff member as the volunteer coordinator.


The volunteer coordinator’s responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling and conducting interviews with volunteer applicants
  • Finding meaningful and constructive tasks for volunteers
  • Refusing applicants or terminating any volunteers’ services where they see fit


Guidelines for youth/children volunteers and volunteer groups:

Any volunteers under the age of 16 will be accepted at the discretion of the volunteer coordinator and must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult. Volunteer groups will require the approval of the volunteer coordinator.