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Volunteer Position Description
Position Title: Book Processing Volunteer, Main Library
Responsible To: Technical Services Volunteer Coordinator and Glendale Public Library staff.
Job Summary: Helps process library book materials for check-out. Volunteer will be trained and supervised by Technical Services staff
Essential Functions: Processing of book materials (hardback, paperback, youth, teen, adult, reference, etc.) using supplies such as: tape, barcodes and labels. May be asked to clean books or help with retro projects as needed.
Time Required: Days and time volunteered are dependent on the needs of the library and availability of volunteer. Shifts: 9 a.m. – noon, weekdays only.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The ability to use the equipment listed below is necessary. Fine motor skills and hand strength are necessary including the ability to perform precise label and tape placement.
Working Conditions: The volunteer will perform their duties seated in a work station located in the volunteer workroom. Equipment used by the volunteer are: scissors, tape machines, barcode duplicator, stapler and paper cutter.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum age for this position is 16. Ability to follow instructions, work independently and with accuracy is essential.