The State Library of NSW has a vibrant Volunteer Program that can trace its origins back to 1983.

Our dedicated volunteers are a diverse group of people who provide support for our services, collections and programs at the State Library.

Volunteer roles include providing onsite guided tours, a community speakers program, assisting with exhibitions, public and educational programs, as well as supporting valuable work on our collections.

Volunteer recruitment

Skills of potential volunteers are carefully matched with current Library projects, as they become available. It is desirable for volunteers to have basic computer skills.

Volunteers do not undertake work that could be carried out by a paid member of staff.

Volunteering at the State Library of NSW does not provide a pathway towards employment.

Our volunteer program is very popular and at present there are no volunteer vacancies in our program, but if you would like to discuss future volunteering opportunities at the State Library of NSW, please call the Volunteer Coordinator on 02 9273 1518 or volunteer@sl.nsw.gov.au


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NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: (02) 9273 1414

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