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Be the Change

Loretta Kooymans

More than 400 people volunteer their time to Kitchener Public Library, helping to make their community a better place to live, work, and play. You can be one of them!

Top 5 Reasons You Should Volunteer 

Develop your résumé

Volunteering introduces you to new ideas and leadership opportunities, plus you gain valuable experience and new skills which you can add to your résumé. 

Have fun and try something new

Maybe kids adore you. Maybe you’re very good at organizing projects. Or maybe you’re an excellent reader who can help a younger student discover the joy of books. When you volunteer, you discover hidden talents and enhance your strengths at the same time.

Feel good about making a difference!

Every time you volunteer, you are making the world a better place. Give it a try and see how rewarding it is to brighten someone’s day.

Meet new people

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, connect with others in your community, practise English, and build networks.

Earn community service hours for school

Do you need to complete 40 hours of community service to graduate high school? With our flexible volunteer hours, we can help! Or, complete your 40 hours over the summer. Current volunteer opportunities

Already a volunteer?

Sign in to the Volunteer Portal to access your account.