Book Lovers, This is for You! Volunteers Age 55+ Needed at Davis County Libraries - Davis RSVP


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Throughout Davis CountyClearfield, UT 84015

Davis County Library Volunteers

About

If you are age 55 or greater and your heart beats a little faster when you're surrounded by books, we have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. Volunteers at Davis County Libraries learn the ins and outs of the library while assisting staff members.

Libraries located in Bountiful, Centerville, Farmington, Kaysville, Layton, Syracuse and Clearfield. Available opportunities, daytime and evening shifts, vary by location. Duties may include:

  • Shelving - Everyone begins with picture books, paperbacks, fiction and then non-fiction
  • Preparing materials for discard - Includes blacking out barcode & Davis Co. stamp, stamping with discard stamp, removing Mylar cover & recycling
  • Cutting out materials and preparation work for story times and other children's programming
  • Organizing and cleaning shelves - straightening, finding books on recall lists, dusting, etc.
  • Miscellaneous tasks as they arise

Volunteers must be able to lift up to 30 lbs and tasks may require bending and reaching in order to retrieve and shelve books.

This opportunity is offered through Davis Co. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and is for people age 55 or better. As an RSVP member, you are eligible for mileage reimbursement for travel between home and the volunteer site as well as supplemental insurance coverage while in service.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Library Sciences
  • Reading / Writing
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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