We are accepting volunteer applications for in-person service, with a specific need for volunteers at the following locations: Bluford, North-East, Plaza, and Southeast branches.
Complete this application if you are interested in becoming a Tech Coach with Kansas City Public Library.
Completing this application does not obligate you to participate in the program. A volunteer coordinator will contact you offer to schedule an orientation session for you. During the orientation, we will present you with an overview so you can learn more and ask questions before committing to the Tech Access team.
Tell us about yourself.
Create a password to log into your volunteer portal later.
Please tell us about your preferences and availability so we can be prepared to connect you with those who need your help.
Are you volunteering with us to fulfill a community service requirement for school, work or court? If yes, complete this section. If no, skip this stuff.
You'll probably be fine but, just in case we need to notify someone, who should we call?
We send weekly newsletters to keep you informed of community news and opportunities to serve. There are also times when we will send urgent messages about library closures and/or session cancellations. Opt in to receive these important messages.
Stay in touch with all the projects our volunteers are working on. This includes a monthly bulletin that features volunteer updates from around the Kansas City Public Library system. This list also includes special announcements.
Get notifications for occasional "help wanted" announcements--special events, volunteer shortages, etc.
Get messages for when further information is requested from your volunteer coordinator--availability, signatures, documents, etc.
Get a reminder about when and where you are scheduled for a shift.
Volgistics Volunteer Alerts sends reminders, alerts, and custom messages from System Operators and
Coordinators. Use this section to opt-in and opt-out of text messaging (also known as "SMS"),
and initially set how you would like to receive messages. Your messages can be delivered as emails,
text messages, or none. You can change this at any time through VicNet. View supported phone carriers.
Message and Data Rates May Apply. For help or information on this program send "HELP" to 28344.
You can send "STOP" to 28344 at any time to opt out. For additional assistance, call 888-891-6978 or
Message frequency based on account settings.
Messages are not guaranteed to be delivered. All messages will be sent by email until you respond "YES"
to the welcome text message sent after the application form is submitted. Message preferences
can be changed in VicNet on the Account tab.
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Kansas City Public Library from any and all claims or causes of action that may arise out of my assigned volunteer duties. I waive any right of action I have against the Kansas City Public Library in consideration of my participation as a volunteer for the Library. I further understand and agree that I will receive no compensation for any services performed by me as a volunteer for the Kansas City Public Library.
I also understand that in my capacity as a volunteer, I may come into contact with confidential information. I agree to adhere to the Library’s policy regarding privacy of Library patrons and to protect personal and confidential information to the best of my abilities and not to divulge it during or after my service as a volunteer. I understand that a breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal.