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Volunteer Training Facilitators at Multnomah County Library

  • January 22, 2024 3:38 PM
    Message # 13304506

    Multnomah County Library is seeking trainers to deliver Summer Reading Program training to Summer Reading volunteers. The curriculum will be delivered in a classroom style setting at a variety of library locations this May and June. 

    To apply: By February 5, 2024, please send your resume and a cover letter to Becky Blumer at Your cover letter should include information about your experience delivering in person, classroom-style training. 

    Time commitment: Trainers commit to a minimum of four, 2.5 hour trainings and up to ten hours of prep time

    Locations: various library locations across Multnomah County

    Tasks and responsibilities:

    • Attend train the trainer session to learn about the training curriculum and delivery

    • Prepare to deliver the training content

    • Arrive at the library location a minimum of 30 minutes early

    • Deliver training content to volunteer groups (typically between 15 - 20 volunteers)

    • Share feedback with Volunteer Services staff for continuous improvement of the training materials and delivery

    Payment: This is a contract engagement. $250 per commitment, not to exceed $2000 or 7 trainings and one train the trainer session.

    About the training: 

    This training is designed to provide Library volunteers with the information they need to support the Summer Reading program. Most Summer Reading volunteers are between the ages of 13 - 17, with a few adult volunteers. 

    This training will happen during the last week of May and the first two weeks of June. Each training  is 2.5 hours in length. The first 2 hours are facilitated by the trainer and the last 30 minutes are facilitated by the library staff. 

    Training topics include:

    • Summer Reading game overview

    • Volunteer role

    • Safety at the library

    • Customer service

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Experience delivering pre-established curriculum

    • Engaging presentation style

    • Enjoy working with youth

    • Experience working with youth, preferred 

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