Self Service Room Computer Customer Service Assistant- Brooklyn Center

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Northwest Family Service Center7051 Brooklyn BlvdBrooklyn Center, MN 55429


Primary Responsibilities of Volunteer:

  • Greet clients as they enter the Self Service Room and determine the areas to which they need to be referred
  • Answer general questions about services

  • Print documents

  • Set clients up on computers

  • Inform clients about the Self Service Room and services offered.

  • If the volunteer is bi-lingual, (s) he may choose to use these skills to assist individuals with limited English.

  • Assist staff with routine clerical tasks/project (update brochures and bulletin boards, etc.)


  • Good listening and communication skills

  • The ideal applicant will be friendly and enjoy meeting people

  • Ability to evaluate situation to gather needed information

  • Good judgment and decision making skills in assessing various situations

  • Respect for confidentiality of customers

  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

  • A sense of responsibility toward the position demonstrated by good attendance and punctuality

  • Professional appearance and behavior

  • Positive attitude

  • Respect for the multicultural nature of the customers including their dress, religious beliefs, and language

  • Must be 18 years or older and pass a standard background check

Time Commitment:

  • One or more 3-4 hour shift(s) per week during the hours of 10am to 3pm
  • A three or more month commitment to the program. Apply to see current available shifts.


The volunteer is supported by the on-site staff members available to provide guidance and respond to questions and special situations. A Coordinator of Volunteers assists with volunteer service agreement, provides most training, and manages other volunteer program matters.


  • Volunteers gain experience working with individuals from various ethnic, language, and cultural backgrounds

  • Volunteers gain experience assisting staff and greeting clients in a county government Human Services Department office setting

  • Human Services training opportunities are available at no cost

  • Free ramp parking

  • Volunteers can be reimbursed monthly for related transportation expenses within allowable limits by completing a request form

  • Invitation to attend annual volunteer recognition event along with occasional OMNI Theater tickets offers

  • Letters of recommendation can be written on request

  • Performance reviews are provided by a Coordinator of Volunteers with input from on-site staff members

To apply:


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Internet Research
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 2-4 hour shift a week M-F

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