Teen Volunteers


Are you interested in becoming a Teen Volunteer for the Clearwater Public Library System? You've come to the right place! Earn hours for school, scholarships, or volunteer just for fun. Our teen volunteer program is open to young people age 15 through 12th grade.


Step 1.Fill out and submit

The Teen Volunteer Application.

Applicants must submit a notarized "Affidavit of Good Moral Character," (included with the application), when applying, and must pass a background check.

Step 2.Contact the Volunteer Coordinator if you have any questions.

Call the Clearwater Library location where you are interested in volunteering at (727) 562-4970. Request to speak to that location’s Teen Volunteer Coordinator. You may also email them by clicking on their name below:

Step 3.Processing

Once we receive your completed application, we run a final background check. This process may take one to two weeks. We'll contact you as soon as you are accepted or if there are any problems with your paperwork.

If there are current openings for new volunteers, you will be contacted by the library location to which you applied.

If there are no current openings for new volunteers, you will be put on the library location's teen volunteer waiting list and contacted when an opening becomes available.

Don't forget . . .

If you are completing Service Learning Hours for educational purposes. it is your responsibility to make sure that your guidance counselor or school representative has approved your volunteer assignment. It is also your responsibility to make sure that all paperwork involved is properly tracked, signed, and submitted. If you need assistance, please contact either your school representative or the appropriate Teen Volunteer Coordinator.

Bright Futures has very strict guidelines. Make sure you check with your school before beginning hours for this scholarship.