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Regular service will resume on Friday, August 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Volunteer Application

Please read carefully before submitting:

By submitting this application, I certify that all answers on this application are true and complete. I understand that falsification of this application may result in disqualification from volunteer activities. I authorize the Milwaukee Public Library to make any inquiries about and receive any information about my suitability for volunteer work, including conducting a criminal background check. I give permission to persons contacted to provide such information. I forever waive, release, and covenant not to sue any person or organization for any result of providing, obtaining, or acting upon such information. I understand that such information is sought with confidentiality, and I will not request copies of such information. A copy of this authorization shall be as effective as the original. I further understand that there is no compensation for volunteer services, nor will subsidies be paid for transportation, parking, meals, etc. nor will volunteer service lead to employment with the Milwaukee Public Library.

Personal Information (For Applicants Over Age 18 ONLY)

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Education History
Employment History
Volunteer Interests

Adult Drop-In Tutor
Outreach Assistant/1st Grade Library Campaign
Archives and Special Collections at Central Library
MPL Express at Silver Spring - Library Trainer
Teen Advisory Board Member (Grades 8-12)
Library Computer Assistant & Library Ambassador
Early Literacy Through Playing

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess (in March on a Saturday) at Central Library
Harvest Fest (in October on a Saturday) at Central Library
Other Special Events (We will contact you via email as opportunities occur.)
Days and Times Available (Leave Empty for 'Not Available')

None at this time
Microsoft WORD
Microsoft EXCEL
Microsoft ACCESS
Internet Explorer

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Reference Information (Personal or Professional, no relatives)

If you have ever been convicted of an offense, other than minor traffic violations, list details below.
NOTE: Convictions are not an automatic bar to volunteer placement, but are reviewed in relation to the duties you might perform. This information will be used only for volunteer-related purposes and only to the extent permitted by applicable law.