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Library Volunteer Position Description

Basic Function:

Under the supervision of the Library staff, the Volunteer will assist and augment the Library Staff in the provision of library services.
 

Examples of Duties: The following are examples of duties that may be performed by volunteers. You are not expected to do them all!

Shelving books, magazines, DVDs, etc. in correct order and location

Shelf-reading (putting items on the shelf in proper order)

Straightening items on the shelves

Covering old and new books

Conducting craft activities or other programs

Loading books onto carts in the Book Drop Room

Assisting patrons in locating items on the shelves

Assisting patrons in using the online catalog

Copying and filing of office forms and other clerical duties

Preparing signs for library meetings and programs

Conducting tours of the library for patrons

Perform landscaping duties such as care and watering of plants, raking leaves, wedding, etc.

Other duties assisting library staff members as requested.

Position requirements:

Demonstrated commitment to volunteering for specific functions and/or routine specific hours. Command of spoken and written language; filing, alphabetical skills. Ability to work independently with little supervision; strong sense of task completion. Willingness to vary assignments and learn new tasks.