Homebound Volunteer

Time Commitment

Visits are done once a month, one client visit takes 30 minutes, excluding travel


Volunteer helps homebound patrons access the library's services.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • To develop new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Selects materials based on the request of the patron
  • Delivers the library materials to the home of the patron
  • Talks with the patron and takes an interest in their lives
  • Returns library materials that the patron is finished with

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Must be able and willing to drive their own car to the patron's home
  • Must be friendly, outgoing, and willing to meet new and different people
  • No prior experience needed; volunteers are assisted until they feel comfortable making visitations on their own
  • May require a background check