Join the team

Please fill out our Volunteer Application in order to apply as an HMCPL Volunteer.  Please note that you may only apply for volunteer openings at Library locations with a current need for volunteers.

All potential HMCPL Volunteers must complete and successfully pass a background check in order to begin volunteering. Also, volunteers must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Volunteers must also complete the HMCPL Volunteer Orientation before they will be scheduled at their library Location.

If you are a member of an organization looking for an opportunity to volunteer as a group we are more than happy to discuss larger volunteer opportunities with HMCPL that may suit your needs. To contact our Volunteer Coordinator, email volunteer@hmcpl.org

Please see the HMCPL Volunteer Handbook for a complete listing of Volunteer Guidelines. By submitting a Volunteer Application or participating as a Volunteer in any capacity with HMCPL, you express your willingness to abide by any and all HMCPL policies as well as all HMCPL Volunteer Guidelines. Refusal to agree to or failure to abide by these guidelines will result in your application being declined and/or you being dismissed form volunteer service.

In the interests of our patrons, staff, and volunteers, HMCPL reserves the right to decline acceptance of a volunteer application at any time.

HMCPL Teen Volunteers

In the Teen Volunteer Program, teens gain real job experience in a fun and educational environment while performing a valuable community service. Volunteers will be assisting in the Youth Services areas and will have various tasks and responsibilities. Volunteers will work no more than 4 hours per week in increments of 2 hours at a time. Teens must be 14-17 years old by June 1 to participate in the Teen Volunteer Summer Program. Teen Volunteer applications can be printed here. Please complete, sign, and return to your local Library branch or upload and send to teenvolunteer@hmcpl.org.

If you are looking for volunteer hours to complete scholarship or merit requirements, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by emailing volunteer@hmcpl.org prior to applying as a volunteer.

Equal Opportunity Policy

HMCPL maintains a strong equal employment opportunity policy. Volunteers are recruited, placed, trained, recognized, and dismissed on the basis of competence and job performance, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or political affiliation.