All volunteer applications are subject to a background check. To complete the background check, we are required to collect your Social Security Number. Our background check company, Verified First, will ask for this information.
Please allow two weeks for your application to be fully processed.
Submitting a volunteer application does not guarantee placement or engagement as a library volunteer. Once accepted as a volunteer, an assignment can end at any time at the discretion of the volunteer coordinator.
Qualified volunteer applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related medical condition or disability.
I certify that all statements made in this application are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, and I agree and understand that if I am accepted into the Columbus Metropolitan Library volunteer program, any false statements may result in my dismissal from the program.
I grant the library full permission to use my name, any photographs, videos, motion pictures, or recordings obtained through the volunteer program for any publicity and promotional purposes without obligation or liability to me.
I acknowledge that there is no salary or other compensation for my services as a volunteer.
If I am a minor, I agree to have my parent or guardian sign all appropriate consent forms. Without the proper signatures, I will not be permitted to volunteer.
I understand that Columbus Metropolitan Library shall not be responsible for the loss or damage of personal property and possessions of the volunteer.