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Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers serve the library in many capacities, from working in The Ground Floor Shop to helping at the library behind the scenes.  Volunteering can be a lot of fun and provides an opportunity for community involvement.

For Teens in Grades 9 - 12

Children’s Programs
Assist children with crafts and activities under the direction of library staff at various programs throughout the year. For teens who have completed grade 8 and adults.

Summer Library Program
Interact with people of all ages as they participate in the electronic summer reading program. Training session required. For teens who have completed grade 8 and adults.

Bilingual Spanish Programs
Greet guest, help with crafts, serve food. 2-4 hours per event. Lift, carry and reach. Minimum of high school level 4 Spanish.

For Adults 18+

Children’s Programs
Assist children with crafts and activities under the direction of library staff at various programs throughout the year.

Summer Library Program
Interact with people of all ages as they participate in the electronic summer reading program. Training session required.

Bilingual Spanish Programs
Greet guest, help with crafts, serve food. 2-4 hours per event. Lift, carry and reach. Minimum of high school level 4 Spanish.

Data Entry
Enter data into online database. 1 hour per week. Accurate keyboarding skills.

Ground Floor
Operate Ground Floor. Cashier, stock, maintain friendly atmosphere. 2-3 hour shifts. Lifting and/or carrying up to 10 lbs., reaching, and frequent standing.

Ground Floor Closer
Operate Ground Floor and close as scheduled. Cashier, stock, maintain friendly atmosphere. Additional closing duties assigned. 2-3 hour shifts on weekday evenings and /or weekend afternoons. Lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs., reaching and frequent standing.

Materials Delivery
Select, deliver and return materials to homebound patrons. Valid license and insurance required. Computer and library collection knowledge helpful. Ability to successfully interact with older and/or persons with disabilities. Reaching, standing, lifting and carrying.

Reference
Clip, label, copy, file, variety of tasks as needed. May work with local history materials. 1-3 hours per week. Lifting, walking, reaching, carrying, sitting, standing. Ability to read, count, follow directions.

Shelf Reader
Maintain shelf order, check for damage or mislabels, and straighten. Minimum 1 hour per week. Lift up to 10 lbs., reaching, standing and walking. Alphabetize, use Dewey Decimal system.

Apply Now
You can fill out a volunteer application form at the Information Desk, or print out an application here:  Hedberg Public Library Volunteer Application

 

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