Transform lives by serving at the Library!

Opportunities for Adults

From welcoming guests and helping them through the galleries, to praying with those who want to make a decision for Jesus Christ, Library volunteers ensure a friendly and spiritually enriching time for all Library guests.

If you want to minister to people from around the world, enjoy working with others, and can stand on your feet for four hours (with breaks), would you prayerfully consider becoming a Library volunteer? We ask that you commit to serve for a minimum of 12 hours a month (or eight hours if you have a full-time job) for at least six months.

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We need men and women 16 years or older who live in the greater Charlotte area and are passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Volunteers receive in-depth training, and they also have the joy of seeing lives changed through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Volunteer FAQ
What is the process to become a volunteer? Is there an interview?

The selection process begins with a one-hour interview, a criminal background check, and various reference checks followed by our training sessions.

How much training is required?

Volunteers will attend a 8-hour on-site training session, as well as approximately 8 hours of a Christian Life & Witness Training Course.

What will I wear?

Volunteers are provided a shirt and Billy Graham Library vest. You will provide black pants/skirt and comfortable shoes to complete the uniform.

What are the benefits of becoming a Library Volunteer?

Volunteers receive a 30% discount at Ruth’s Attic Bookstore, a discount at the Graham Brother’s Dairy Bar, and they also receive the joy of seeing lives changed every day through the power of the Holy Spirit. They become a part of a community of people who love to serve others and are blessed by the experience.

What will I do as a Volunteer?

Volunteer positions at the Library include welcoming guests at the Graham Family Homeplace or at the entrance to the Library, assisting guests through the Journey of Faith Tour or praying with guests in our prayer area, and assisting the Bookstore Team, Dairy Bar Team, Development Team, Special Events, and Administrative Team.

What are the different shifts (times) available to serve?

Volunteers can work a morning shift from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or an afternoon shift from 1 p.m. to 5:30 pm. Both shifts are given 25-minute breaks. The Library is closed on Sundays.

How much time will I have to serve each month as a Volunteer?

The minimum requirement is 12 hours per month. If you work a full-time job, the requirement is reduced to 8 hours per month. There is a six-month commitment required.

Is there an age or residency requirement?

Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older and reside in Charlotte, N.C. or the surrounding area.

Please read our Statement of Faith and Volunteer Requirements before you apply.

Volunteer Application

Opportunities for Youth

Looking for great volunteer opportunities this summer? Want to enhance that college application? Become a Billy Graham Library volunteer!

We are looking for young people, 16 years of age or older, who have a Christian testimony and live in the greater Charlotte, N.C. area.

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You’ll have the opportunity to meet people from around the world while seeing lives changed for Jesus Christ. Apply today and join our volunteer team.

Youth Volunteer FAQ
What volunteer opportunities are available for me?

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Be a part of an on-going crusade
  • Meet people from around the world
  • Grow and strengthen your faith
  • Attend prayer and devotional meetings
  • Be inspired to share your faith with others (evangelism)
  • Gain important community service hours to strengthen college applications
  • Obtain discounts in Graham Brothers Dairy Bar and Ruth’s Attic bookstore
What will I do?

You will serve by:

  • Welcoming guests to the Graham Family Homeplace or Library Entrance
  • Assisting guests throughout the galleries
  • Praying with guests in our Prayer Room (optional with additional requirement)
What are the requirements?

You must:

  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Reside in Charlotte or surrounding area
  • Have a Christian testimony
  • Visit the Library and take the Journey of Faith tour
  • Serve 4 hours per week, minimum of 16 hours per month; minimum commitment of 3 months (summer) Shifts are: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday (Closed on Sunday)
  • Complete an interview and background check; provide a pastoral reference
  • Attend on-site training (7 hours, Additional Christian Life and Witness training required to serve in Prayer Room)
How do I start the process?

You should complete the Volunteer Application Form.

What happens next?

Upon receipt of the Application:

  • We will contact you to schedule an interview.
  • If we determine that you are a good fit for our volunteer program, we will send you an invitation to our next on-site training here at the Library.

Please read our Statement of Faith and Volunteer Requirements before you apply.

Volunteer Application

Christmas Volunteers

Last year, the Billy Graham Library welcomed thousands to Christmas at the Library in December. This year we are expecting even more individuals and families to celebrate the season of hope while viewing the live Nativity, enjoying carriage rides and being inspired by the life of Billy Graham.

We need your help! If you have a heart for ministering to people of all ages with the love of Jesus, we are looking for volunteers to help during Christmas at the Library. You must be age 16 or older, and available to serve two or more shifts, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Monday -Thursday) and 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Friday-Saturday). Each shift will include a break with refreshments.

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Christmas volunteers receive the following:

  • A long-sleeved, Library volunteer shirt
  • A discount at the Graham Brothers Dairy Bar
  • A discount at Ruth’s Attic Bookstore
  • A big dose of Christmas cheer from being a part of this unique opportunity to serve!
Christmas Volunteer Areas

Training will be provided for each area. If you can volunteer in one or more of these areas, fill out the application and consent for background check forms below.

Carriage Ride Attendant

Assist with gathering groups, taking tickets, line control, boarding and de-boarding at carriage rides. This position will require serving outside.

Live Nativity Scene Participant

Serve as a live nativity actor. This position will require serving outside.

Guest Services Attendant

Assist with managing crowd control and keeping the area safe for our guests. This position will require serving outside.

Children’s Story Time

Assist by reading to the children using an expressive voice. Must be cheerful, energetic and enjoy working with children. May need to help with directing children and parents to story time area, crowd control and handing out stickers to children following story time. This position will require serving outside on an enclosed patio.

Bookstore Greeter

Assist with greeting and directing guests in the Bookstore area and handing out gifts to children. Will need a general knowledge of location of bookstore items. No cash register or stocking is involved. This position requires standing for long periods.

Dairy Bar Attendant

Provide good customer service while cleaning, restocking, serving, and assisting with general food service duties or serving hot chocolate and cider to guests. This position will require serving inside or outside and standing for long periods. It does not require use of a cash register. An additional afternoon shift from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. is available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday for assisting with general food service duties.

Promotions Team Assistant

Assist Promotions Team with general errands and other duties as assigned. This position will require serving both inside and outside.

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