Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all Virginia lovers! The Virginia Room has volunteer opportunities for every age and skill level. Training is provided. All volunteer opportunities have flexible hours. Please contact the City's Volunteer Coordinator at 540-853-2231 or fill out the volunteer form online.

Possible activities for volunteers in the Virginia Room include:
  • Assisting in reshelving books
  • Retrieving resources for patrons
  • Transcribing Oral History interviews
  • Labeling boxes and folders for existing collections
  • Creating indices for the obituaries (or other content) in the Roanoke Times and other resources
  • Inventorying archival collections
  • Placing photograph collections and other fragile documents in safe storage materials
  • Scanning documents and images into our digital collection database