Branch Support Aide at Burton Barr

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Phoenix Public Library

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Goal of the Position: Help enhance the library's services by assisting staff in ensuring library materials are available for the community.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Shelving materials.
2. Sorting library materials by placing them in assigned section by call number and alphabetical order.
3. Roving library which includes ensuring items left on tables or chairs by customers are placed in the return cart.
4. Shelve reading.


- Ability to learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation which takes place mainly in an on-the-job setting.
- Ability to organize books/DVD's/CD's and other materials in alphabetical order.
- Ability to do repetitive tasks such as shelving materials.
- Ability to coordinate the movement of more than one limb simultaneously. Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time. Lift arm above shoulder level. Move objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds long distances (greater than 20 feet).
-Ability to push a cart of up to 250 libs across 70 ft of carpet area.

Training and Support Provided: A general orientation to the library and position specific training. Ongoing support from Coordinator and library staff.

Benefits of Volunteering:

- Satisfaction that you have changed lives and brought a much needed service to library customers.
-The ability to use time-management and self-organization in a real-world, work environment.
- Social and professional networking with diverse groups of people.
- Opportunity to learn new skills.
- Being part of a team.

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1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US

Mission Statement

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The Get Involved Collaborative seeks new ways to use the skills and experience of library volunteers to make a difference in their community. Public libraries are positioned to engage this talent to extend their capacity in the community and to develop advocates and supporters of library services. The Get Involved Collaborative comprises libraries from California, Idaho, Arizona and Texas.


We'll work with your schedule.


1221 N Central AvePhoenix, AZ 85004



  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 6 month commitment, may be flexible.
  • Two reference checks. Apply at{6A90B4FF-E2ED-4F42-8E78-3CB5D620A2A7}&t=Branch-Support-Aide-at-Burton-Barr

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