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Volunteer at OPL

Volunteering requires enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to help others. If you want to volunteer your time, please submit an application through the Better Impact volunteer database.

When a volunteer opportunity becomes available, you will be invited to an interview. You will need to provide references and some volunteers will need a Police Records Check. 

Teen Volunteers

Teens can complete 40 hours of the Ontario Ministry of Education requirement for community involvement at the Library in a variety of ways. You must be at least 14 years old and have parent/guardian permission. Please submit an application through the Better Impact volunteer database.

Teens who volunteer at OPL may be assigned the following type of work:

  • Helping staff with Children’s and Teen’s programs
  • Preparing craft materials and program supplies
  • Designing and maintaining displays
  • Helping with programs for Seniors
  • Assisting with Wii games
  • Preparing kits for outreach events

For more information about volunteering at OPL, please contact libraryvolunteers@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca.