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Volunteering at EPL is a life-enriching, rewarding experience, because supporting EPL supports the community we all share.

Our network spans across Edmonton, so we need and appreciate help with all kinds of tasks. We need volunteers for everything from the simple and technical, to the public and behind the scenes.

Current Volunteers

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Current Opportunities

Current volunteer opportunities with EPL are posted below. Please note that we do not accept general applications or applications for positions other than those posted.

Volunteer - Current Opportunities

Become a Book Borrowing Delivery Volunteer!

The Edmonton Institution for Women Book Borrowing service responds to the needs of those who cannot visit the Library due to incarceration.

Become a Resume Prep Volunteer!

Provide one-on-one support to job seekers with resumes, cover letters and job applications.

Become a Computer Basics Interpreter!

Assist newcomers develop their computer skills in one of the following languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Tagalog and Urdu.

Volunteer Roles

Literacy & Learning

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Behind the Scenes


Deliver Welcome Baby packages from an EPL branch to a Public Health Centre to support early literacy for infants and families. You must have a vehicle for this role. Learn more.


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EPL helps people with reduced mobility access our services through its Home Service program. Volunteers help by bringing library materials to those unable to visit the library. Learn more.

Book Sale


Use your organizational skills to help stock materials at our popular Books2Buy book sales and raise money to support EPL.


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Are you a tech wizard? Overflowing with digital creativity? Share your specialized knowledge with Edmontonians in creative software, digital media, and other technologies by designing and hosting workshops, events, or instruction sessions in the EPL Makerspace. Learn more.

Special Events


Passionate about helping Edmonton? Channel these skills to help make EPL events as vibrant and successful as possible. With a busy schedule of great events, EPL often needs a hand. Locations and events vary. Learn more.

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