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About the Position
Position # 21918
OrganizationKitchener Public Library
Position Virtual Volunteering - from home! - (You)th Stories
Location Kitchener Public Library, 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement Volunteers help us connect our community to engaging spaces where people connect, ideas flourish, and lives are transformed.

(You)th Stories showcases the writing and visual art of local youth on the (You)th website ( about stories that impact their daily lives with a new topic every two months.
Description • Submit ONE of the following per month: 500 word story, 2-3 long-form poems, 3-5 short-form poems, or one piece of visual art
• Volunteers are required to send in a draft of their piece to Children’s & Teen Services staff for feedback before sending in their final product at the end of the month to keep their position

• Must be 12-18 years old AND live, work or go to school in the Region of Waterloo
• An interest and strong ability in creative writing or visual art
Training Details Review the (You)th Volunteer Handbook and receive instructions via email.
Working Conditions This is virtual volunteer opportunity - volunteer from home!
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Correspond with library staff via e-mail once every two weeks to update them on their progress and workshop their pieces. Volunteers will be given three hours per month for their submission as well as their e-mail check ins with library staff.
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Children/Youth, Library/Research
Skill(s) Written Communication, Computer Skills, Creative Thinking, Creating
How to Apply
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Contact Sherry Erb
Phone 519-743-0271 Ext. 222
Address 85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1


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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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