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Central Library2090 Kittredge StreetBerkeley, CA 94704


Importance of Position: Assist Library Volunteer Coordinator with recruiting volunteers, database entry, email preparation and checking references.

Qualifications needed:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of volunteering is a plus
  • Willing and able to follow directions

Job duties:

  • List and keep track of volunteer position applications using Volunteer Match
  • Review of applications with Volunteer Coordinator
  • Processing of candidates (reg forms) Conduct reference checks
  • Contact with candidates re: possible available positions (matching)
  • Contact with staff re: volunteer needs / development of new positions
  • Contact with volunteer list (via email) re: special events etc.

Other administrative tasks

  • Update of database H: Drive (end of each month)
  • Issuing of badges
  • Hrs entry H: Drive (end of each month)

Training Provided: Library policies concerning Volunteers, Orientation to Volunteer Match procedures and other Volunteer recruitment resources.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • 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
  • Experience and content for your resume/portfolio

Time Commitment: Flexible.Approximately 4-7 hours a week

Length of Time: Minimum 4 month commitment

Grounds for Termination:

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

Contact Person: Volunteer Coordinator, Deirdre Cerkanowicz, 510-981-6123


  • Administrative Support
  • Office Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Recruiting

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible. Approximately 4-7 hours a week
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