Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Open to students in grades 6-12. This group meets monthly to plan youth and teen programs, enjoy pizza, and talk about books, movies, and music. Earn volunteer hours for attending the monthly meetings plus learn how to earn additional volunteer hours at the library. Sign up for the next meeting using our events calendar

For more information, contact Anjelica Lyman, Teen Services Librarian.

If you're interested in joining TAB, please fill out this Volunteer Information Form and either bring it to the next TAB meeting or return it to either the Youth Desk if you're unable to attend the next TAB meeting.

Book a Volunteer Hour

If you're looking for a quick volunteer hour without joining our Teen Advisory Board, we have biweekly volunteer slots avai;able for teens grades 8-12. Please check here for availability and booking. Teens are able to volunteer for two slots per month. If you have any other questions, contact Teen Services Librarian Anjelica Lyman at alyman@commercelibrary.info or text 248-387-9124.

Teen Leader Volunteer Positions

The Commerce Township Community Library offers two Teen Leader Volunteer positions each summer to help with our Summer Reading Program. Upon completion, the teens will receive a stipend generously donated by the Friends of the Library. For more information and to apply, please click here. Applications for the 2024 Leader positions will be accepted through May 15.

Other Volunteer Opportunities within the Community

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity provides safe, affordable housing for those in need. Age and supervision requirements may apply.

The Heidelberg Project
The Heidelberg Project is a community of artists and volunteers who use found and recycled objects to create art on Detroit’s east side. Age and supervision requirements may apply.

Hospitality House Food Pantry
Hospitality House works to end hunger in our area by providing food and other necessities to families in need. Age and supervision requirements may apply.

Humane Society of Huron Valley
The Humane Society helps local animals in need by providing shelter and pet adoption services, and works to prevent animal cruelty. Age and supervision requirements may apply.

Huron Valley Sinai Hospital
Volunteers at Huron Valley Sinai Hospital do a variety of things to help patients and hospital staff. Age and supervision requirements may apply for on-site volunteering, but anyone can volunteer to make blankets or puppets for hospital patients.

Huron Valley Special Olympics
Special Olympics provides those with special needs a chance to learn and compete in various sports. Visit their website to find out how you can help.

Lighthouse of Oakland County
Lighthouse of Oakland County provides emergency food, housing, and other necessities to needy families and seniors. Age and supervision requirements may apply.

Milford Independent Cinema
Volunteers help set up for movies, sell concessions, attend to guest needs, and clean up following the movie. Once duties are done enjoy a small popcorn and drink while watching the show.

Oakland County Parks
If you love people and nature, you may enjoy volunteering with Oakland County Parks! Age and supervision requirements may apply.

Westlake Health Campus
Volunteers at Westlake Health Campus do a variety of things to help patients in rehabilitation and long-term nursing care. To find out how to volunteer, use the contact form on their website. Age and supervision requirements may apply.