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


60 W Walton StreetChicago, IL 60610


Welcome Center volunteers will work alongside library staff to provide guests with information about how to use the Newberry’s collection and attain reader’s cards. They will also maintain the Welcome Center space, assist guests in navigating the Newberry website and online catalog, and in answering phone calls. An interest in humanities, research, or libraries is helpful.


  • Data Entry
  • Office Reception
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Library Sciences
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Miniumum 8 hours each month

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