Volunteering at Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn | Solidarity & Diversity


Volunteering at Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn | Solidarity & Diversity

Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn

Dornbirn, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

*PLEASE apply by writing an E-Mail to susanne.sparr@aha.or.at, with your CV and Motivation Letter!* “Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn” is one of Western Austrias‘ (region Vorarlberg) largest public libraries. As a volunteer you will work in close coordination with the team in all operational areas. Those are customer contact when lending books, answering questions or providing general information as well as supporting the media inventory or the team in the production of events. All volunteers experience the cultural world in Vorarlberg during their stay. They peek behind the extensive and diverse work of a library and the cultural partners in the region. Being a volunteer at Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn is an experience, it provides a chance to work independently and to learn more about the work with different media. The volunteers’ main focus is the library for children and young people, where there's a gaming area as well as different digital and analogue media to work with.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

As a volunteer, you will live in a student housing where also other residents with different backgrounds live. You will have a room with bathroom on your own and share a kitchen with the other residents. You will receive your food- and pocket money always in the beginning of the month. The infrastructure with trains and buses is easy, quick and frequent. Also you will have a bicycle at your disposal and you will receive a ticket for free use of any public transport in the whole region of Vorarlberg during the complete project time.

Training during the activity

The volunteer will have following trainings and opportunities: - On-arrival Training; organised by the NA Austria - Midterm-Meeting; organised by the NA Austria - German course; organised by the supporting/coordinating organisation - Regular evaluation meetings together with the supporting/coordinating organisation - Regular meetings with your mentor in the hosting organisation.

Participant profile

Our volunteers should like to work with kids and youngsters and should be interested in youth cultures and different media and media topics: literature, games, analogue and digital media, etc. They should be interested in communicating with other young people and be prepared to take the initiative to get in contact with them. They should be flexible and be motivated to take part in our library work, our activities, projects and workshops.

Activity dates

A total of 38 week(s) during the period 03/10/2022 to 30/06/2023


Activity location

6850 Dornbirn Austria


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Activity topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 28/03/2022