Book Buddies / Homework Helpers Application – Winter/Spring 2020

Applications due Friday, December 6, 2019

Applications can be submitted online below.

Become a volunteer for the pilot “Book Buddies / Homework Helper” program. Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12 and will help preschool and elementary-age children with reading or with summer assignments. Volunteer spots are limited. The program will be held in the Winter-Spring 2020:

Volunteers must attend a mandatory training session in Winter-Spring 2020 in order to volunteer.

Volunteers must also submit two letters of recommendation from teachers indicating their ability to assist children Grades K-5 with homework.

Submitting an application does not guarantee your acceptance into the program.

Before beginning the application, make sure your parent or guardian is available to fill in the final checkbox at the bottom of the form.


Book Buddies / Homework Helpers Application (2020)

  • Please enter a number from 10 to 19.
  • (Select from the drop-down list below):
  • Describe any experience you have working with elementary-age children.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 500.
  • Be sure to include clubs or sports.
  • If you have any work history, please list it below.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 300.
  • If you are required to fulfill a specific number of volunteer hours, please enter the date when they must be completed.
  • Is there anything else you would like us to know as we consider your application?
  • Please upload two letters of recommendation from teachers, indicating your ability to assist children in Grades K-5 with summer assignments, homework, and reading.
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  • I am aware that my teen is applying to be a volunteer for the Garden City Public Library's "Book Buddies / Homework Helpers" program and understand the commitment involved for volunteers.
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