All APL locations will be closed on Wednesday & Thursday, Dec. 24 & 25. Normal hours will resume on Friday, December 26, 9a.m. to 5p.m.

V-Application

If this is for Court Ordered Community Service, please go to the Court Ordered Volunteer Application.

Name:

First Name *:

Middle Name:

Last Name *:

Home Address

Street *:

City *:

State *:

Zip Code *:

Contact Information:

Phone

Home *:

Work:

Cell:

Email

Education:

Please Select the highest level of education you have completed:

Current School Attending:

Please list all degrees:

Skills:

List special skills, training, interests or hobbies that would be useful to the library:

List any languages, other than English, which you speak and read fluently.

Areas of Interest

 Summer Reading Program

Working With:
 Adults Children Teens

Working with Books:
 Putting carts in order Edging shelves Cleaning Materials

Technology:
 Computer classes Microsoft Office Suites Internet Career assistance

Other:
 Program Prep/Assistance Special Events

Other Not Listed:

Do you have a current Illinois driver's license?
 Yes No

Do you have any driving restrictions?
 Yes No

Do you have a car that you would be willing to use for volunteer jobs?
 Yes No

List current or previous volunteer and work experiences with dates including the Aurora Public Library:

Is there anything that would prevent or prohibit your from performing the duties of the job that we described in the volunteer guidelines?  Yes No
If Yes, please explain:

Reasons:

 School Credit/obligation Internship
Other:

Locations:

Please select the library location(s) where you are interested in volunteering:
 Main Library Eola Road Branch West Branch Bookmobile

Availability:

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning * N/A
Afternoon*
Evening * N/A N/A N/A

PLEASE NOTIFY THE LIBRARY IN ADVANCE OF YOUR VACATION TIME

References:

Please attach two letters of recommendation from someone you have known at least a year. You may include: teacher, clergy or other professional.

Only one letter is required if you volunteered at the Aurora Public Library during the last 18 months. The letter(s) must include the information below:

Reference 1:

Name *:
Phone *:
Title/Relationship *:
Reference Letter 1: (PDF, Word or Text)

Reference 2:

Name *:
Phone *:
Title/Relationship *:
Reference Letter 2: (PDF, Word or Text)

Background Check:

Are you willing to submit to a background check if required?
 Yes No

Waiver *

I recognize that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in this volunteer program and agree to assume full risk of any injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, which I/my child may sustain as a result of participating in the program. I waive and relinquish all claims that I/my child may have against the Aurora Public Library, as well as its agents, employees and volunteers, as a result of participating in this volunteer program. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless and defend the Aurora Public Library, particularly their agents, employees and volunteers from any and all claims resulting from injuries, damages and/or losses sustained by me/my child, arising from, or connected with or in any way associated with this volunteer program.

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS.

I certify that the above statements made in this application are true and correct. I also understand the Aurora Public Library reserves the right to screen volunteers, to accept or reject any applications, and to place applicants in specific locations and positions based on the needs of the library. I understand that my volunteer service may end at any time for any reason with or without cause and with or without notice.

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