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2090 Kittredge St.2090 Kittredge StreetBerkeley, CA 94704


Importance of Position: To tutor patrons in using the library’s public access computers


  • Patience
  • Good Oral Communication Skills
  • Friendly, relaxed, and out-going demeanor
  • At ease with all ages and types of people, including a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds
  • Willing and able to follow directions
  • Skill in basic computer keyboarding, internet, email, and library use

Work environment:

  • Berkeley Public Library public access computers

Responsible To:

  • Library staff responsible for the public access computers


  • May assist staff in teaching computer skills
  • Provides individual assistance at library public access computers

Training Provided:

  • Training provided as needed

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Opportunity to increase skills in using library-related technology
  • Satisfaction of providing a much-needed service to the library and the community
  • Chances to meet new people and help others
  • Opportunity to work in a pleasant environment

Length of Time: Minimum 4-6 months commitment

Grounds for Termination:

Failure to follow directions and adhere to library policies and procedures; unacceptable customer service; failure to fulfill time commitment


  • Tutoring
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two or more hours per week

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