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Volunteer Opportunities for
GIANTS: African Dinosaurs created by Project Exploration

(Exhibit runs September 6 – December 30)

 If you're interested in volunteering for any of the positions listed below, please fill out the online application or contact Jennifer Ford at the Adult Services Information Desk. Jennifer can also be reached at 847-429-4599 and at jford@nsls.info.

  • Docents: Docents will give scripted tours for groups of 15 or less. Each tour lasts approximately one hour. Docents should commit to volunteering at least once a week for 2- to 4-hour shifts (4 hours preferred). Training begins in late August.
  • Gift Shop Cashiers: Cashiers will run the cash register in the gift shop. Cash register experience is helpful but not required. Other assignments (stocking, assisting, bagging, etc.) will be available at the DinoStaur. Commit to volunteering at least once a week for 2- to 4-hour shifts (4 hours preferred).
  • Translators: Translators are needed on an occasional/as-needed basis to translate written materials from English to Spanish.
  • Digital photographer: A photographer will be needed occasionally to cover events. A digital camera will be provided, if necessary.

We will also need occasional help with assembling materials for mailings.

(All Fields are Required)






Home Phone:


Work Phone:


E-mail Address:  

  (if you do not have an e-mail enter 'NONE' above)

Can you make a 4-month regular commitment?

Yes No

Only occasionally?
Yes No

Days and hours available (please check any applicable boxes).  We will work with you to schedule you for one of the time segments you indicate as available.  Our goal is to train individuals who are able to volunteer for a portion of a day most of the weeks of the exhibit, for example, every Monday morning or every Wednesday evening.

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

What area of Project Exploration volunteering interests you?
(Docents, DinoStaur (cashier), digital photography, greeter, translator, other)

Work experience:  
Volunteer experience:  


Yes No

High School   

Yes No


Yes No
 Personal reference (not a relative):
Person to contact in case of emergency:


Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 North Grove Avenue, Elgin, Illinois 60120
Phone: 847-742-2411        FAX: 847-742-0485        To Renew: 847-742-3210

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[Updated August 11, 2005]