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When

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

Where

Kent District LibraryVarious LocationsKentwood and Rockford BranchesKent County, MI 49321

About

Visit www.kdl.volunteerhub.com to see full list of opportunities.

Use your knowledge of computer basics to help library patrons who need a little tech help in the Branches.

*Orientation/training prerequisite. Email ccrow@kdl.org to schedule.

You are someone who:

  • Enjoys working people with various levels of technological experience.
  • Is comfortable using Microsoft Office products, social media, email, and the Internet.
  • Knows about or is willing to learn more about KDL printing and scanning services.

What you might do:

Assist library patrons with navigating technology in the branch, including but not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Using public computers (logging in, navigating, logging out)
  • Using printer/copier/scanner (logging in, payment, customization of prints)
  • Assisting library patrons in establishing an email account
  • Assist library patrons in navigating the Internet

Dress code is casual (no holey jeans, or short-shorts/short-skirts please). We have KDL volunteer t-shirts available for volunteers to wear during shifts. If you sign up for this opportunity, please respond to the confirmation email with your size. You will have a name tag that officially identifies you as a tech helper.

A one-hour training at the branch is required before the volunteer's shift. These will be scheduled according to your availability prior to your shift.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Library Sciences
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours shifts
  • Must be people and service oriented and exhibit patience in helping patrons learn basic tech skills

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