Employment & Volunteering

Applications for posted vacancies can be submitted at any WPL location.

The Waterloo Public Library accommodates individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process please contact Human Resources by phone 519-886-1310, TTY 1-866-786-3941, or email jobs@wpl.ca

Job Postings

Special Projects Shelver; John M. Harper Branch & Main Library; Part-Time Contract, 20 hours/week; Apply by April 15, 2024 at 4pm.

Library Programmer & Assistant; Eastside Branch; Full-Time Permanent; 35 hours/week; Apply by April 16, 2024 at 4:00 pm

Volunteering

Volunteers play an essential role in making WPL a vibrant community hub. By dedicating your time and effort to volunteering with us, you not only contribute to the growth of our organization but also gain valuable experiences, develop important skills, and establish meaningful connections. We invite you to explore our current volunteer opportunities, and discover how you can make a difference in your community.
 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Available Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Events Team

Are you a creative and community-minded teen who wants to make a real impact at your library? Join the WPL Teen Events Team and help plan and host exciting programs and events for your fellow teens! Whether you're into art, program design, or just love getting involved, we've got a place for you. You'll have the chance to organize fun activities, help with events, and provide friendly service. Plus, we're all about giving back to the community through projects like food drives and climate action initiatives. If you're ready to make a difference, this is the team for you!  

Thank you for your interest in the Teen Events Team. We are currently not accepting new teen volunteers. Please check back in the future for further opportunities. 

Looking for More Volunteer Opportunities?

Volunteer with the City of Waterloo

Visit waterloo.ca/volunteer for a list of their current volunteer opportunities.
 

Volunteer Waterloo Region

Looking for other volunteer opportunities across the Region of Waterloo? Check out Volunteer Waterloo Region (formerly Volunteer Action Centre) by clicking here.