Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Volunteer at the Billings Public Library. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Contact Information

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?


Please list your current or most recent employer.


Please list three references. Only one reference may be related to you.

Skills & Hobbies

Please list any skills, interest and/or hobbies you have:

Volunteer Experience

Please list all previous volunteer experiences:


Please list your current or previous experience with organizations, civic groups, and clubs:

Assignment Preference

Please see the Volunteer Opportunity Directory link and state your assignment preference below.

Criminal History

Have you ever been arrested or convicted of a crime? Please provide the location, date, and and nature of arrest or conviction.


We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

Volunteer Information Center

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center.

I Agree/Acknowledge

1. As an applicant for a volunteer position with the City of Billings Public Library, I hereby expressly authorize release of any information you, as a reference, may have concerning me, including information of a confidential or privileged nature. I hereby release any organization, company, institution or person furnishing the information requested. I authorize the use of duplicated copies of this document to serve as the original.

2. For the purpose of in-house security, I consent to a criminal history check, and background investigation.

3. I certify that the foregoing answers, and all supplement documents, are correct and that false information may result in denial and/or dismissal.

4. If offered a volunteer position, I will abide by the City’s Policies, Practices and Procedures.

The City of Billings Public Library reserves the right to refuse services based on objective criteria other than the following: gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and familial status.