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Teen Volunteer Program

Other Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Advisory Board

The Teen Advisory Board is open to all high school students. One hour monthly meetings count towards community service hours if you are part of the Teen Volunteer Program.

Summer Teen Leader Positions

Sponsored by the Friends of the Novi Public Library, two Summer Teen Leader volunteers are responsible for assisting the Novi Public Library staff with the Summer Reading Program (June through August). Summer Teen Leaders help individuals and families register for the Summer Reading Program, record books read, and redeem prizes. A $500 stipend is provided upon successful completion.

Novi High School Students

Novi High School students can learn more about volunteer opportunities through their school on Schoology. In order to join the Schoology Community Volunteer Service group, please follow the steps below. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Schypinski, the Community Volunteer Service Coordinator at Novi High School.

  1. Log onto Schoology 
  2. Go to groups (found on top tabs) 
  3. Go to my groups in the right corner
  4. Go to school groups
  5. Find CVS Group and click on it
  6. Click join group

Teens interested in earning volunteer hours for participation in our virtual TAB meetings, must follow the application process below and complete the Teen Volunteer Information Packet.

In-person volunteer services have been suspended until the Library is in Phase 6 of its reopening plan.  
Click here for more information.

The Novi Public Library is excited to learn of your interest in serving as a teen volunteer. The Teen Volunteer Program is committed to encouraging community engagement to enhance library programs and services.

Teen Volunteer Handbook

Whether you are a current teen volunteer or interested in learning about how you can make a positive difference at the library, our Teen Volunteer Handbook is a great resource to answer your questions.

Age Requirements

Teen volunteers must be between 14-17 years of age. 18+ years of age should apply to be an adult volunteer.

Application Process

To apply to become a Teen Volunteer, please visit the second floor kiosk at the Novi Public Library to obtain a Teen Volunteer Information Packet. The packet contains a background screening consent form and work permit. Both of these forms must be on file and approved before volunteering can begin.

The library accepts teen volunteers year round. We accept teens who are Novi residents and from other surrounding cities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to our Teen Volunteer Program brochure for more information and frequently asked questions.

Staff Contact

If you have any questions about the Teen Volunteer Program, please contact the Novi Public Library Teen Volunteer Program Coordinator.

Lindsay Gojcaj, Information Services Librarian
Novi Public Library
45255 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48375