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Bilingual Job Search Coach

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San Jose Public Library - Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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tech team leader

Support job seekers in writing/updating their resumes. Teach them how to find job opportunities online and how to apply for them.

Responsibilities:
Follow City of San José Covid-19 Health Protocols and Procedures while doing in-person volunteering
Use your expertise in career development and online job searches to provide one-to-one assistance to help job seekers to:
Create/update their resumes
Search for jobs online
Showcase their individual skills and talents for prospective employers
Fill out online applications and attaching their resumes

Benefits:
Know that you are helping others to improve their lives
The gratitude you’ll receive from the individuals you assist
Be a part of someone’s success story
Know that you are contributing to making the library continue to be a valuable resource for the community
Improve your own skills and knowledge base

Qualifications:
Age 21 or older
Understanding of online job search procedures and resume practices
Excellent oral communication and written skills in both English and Spanish
Good person-to-person skills
Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, the Internet and email
Complete Online Training
Fingerprint clearance required

Commitment:
At least a 3 month commitment
Available at regularly scheduled times, for 2 hours a week - specific times will be determined with library staff

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About San Jose Public Library - Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

Location:

921 S. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95110, US

Mission Statement

San Jose Public Library enriches lives by fostering lifelong learning and by ensuring that every member of the community has access to a vast array of ideas and information. San Jose Public Library is a winner of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. Recipients are selected because of their innovative approaches to public service and the contribution they make to the educational, civic, cultural and economic development goals of their communities.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

Community
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

921 South First StreetSan Jose, CA 95110

(37.32235,-121.88036)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours a week for six months or more
  • Fingerprinting required

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