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Volunteer at RPL

A volunteer helps teach a child to read.

At Regina Public Library, we value our volunteers and the roles they play in creating a safe, welcoming, and accessible community for everyone in Regina. Volunteering at the library gives you an opportunity to share and develop your skills while contributing to our community. We’re always innovating to offer a variety of volunteer roles to suit your interests and availability, and meet the needs of our customers.

Please contact us for more information or sign up now.

A volunteer is helping a child to read. Text reads, featured opportunities.

Are you a teen needing service hours? We have a few options, designed with you in mind, including Reading Buddies and Stitch for a Cause! Each offering will provide six volunteer hours and begins on October 26, 2022.

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Volunteer tutor and RPL employee stand together in the Literacy department at Central Library. Text reads, share your skills.

Literacy Services

Providing English learning services to adults is the top priority of RPL’s Literacy Services unit. Our award-winning volunteer tutor program provides English language and literacy learning support to English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners and newcomers to Canada to build confidence and skills in a safe, learner-led environment. Volunteers must have Grade 12 or equivalent. 

  • One-to-one Tutors: Currently accepting volunteers to provide weekly in-person and virtual one-to-one tutoring sessions. The commitment is 2 hours per week. 
  • Group Tutoring Sessions: Currently accepting volunteers to host weekly in-person and virtual small group tutoring sessions. The commitment is 2 hours per week.

Resume & Job Coaching

Resume and Job Coaching is part of our Business Service offerings, along with resources to support small business, personal finance, and career planning. We are currently accepting volunteers to provide weekly one-to-one in-person and virtual resume help and job coaching including assisting with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and job search skills. 

Reading Buddies

Youth volunteers provide one-to-one reading support  for young readers in Grades 2 to 3. Reading Buddies volunteers share books and play literacy games with their “little buddies” in a group setting. Currently a youth volunteer opportunity for teens aged 13 years and older. Volunteer training provided. The commitment is 1 hour per week for 7 weeks.

Math Buddies 

Youth volunteers provide one-to-one math support to help children in Grades 2 and 3 master curriculum-based concepts. Math Buddies volunteers share their love of math and play games with their “little buddies” in a group setting. Currently a youth volunteer opportunity for teens aged 13 years and older. Volunteer training provided. The commitment is 1 hour per week for 7 weeks.

Did You Know? 

Our Volunteer Coordinator can provide a certificate of volunteer hours completed upon request, if you need a record of your RPL volunteer contributions. 

RPL staff and volunteers cheer on the runners of the Queen City Marathon. Text reads, special events.

The library occasionally hosts special events that need volunteer support. We also partner with other organizations and interest groups at community events in Regina.  We’re currently accepting volunteers for one-time event roles such as greeting guests, providing information, set-up/tear-down and other event tasks. Watch the Featured opportunities section of this page for upcoming special event opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Regina Public Library. We look forward to connecting with you about your interests, availability, and our current opportunities. 

Your #RPLStory starts here: Volunteer today!

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