Position Overview : Open up a homebound patron’s world to books and learning. Provide vital links of friendship and service to local residents in their retirement apartments, assisted living facilities, or individual residences by delivering library materials on a monthly basis. An ideal volunteer will have good customer service and communication skills, patience, and willingness to follow directions. Experience with disabled or vulnerable populations is highly desirable.
We are looking for someone who :
- Wants to help the Library and members of the Lewiston community
- Has a friendly, willing demeanor
- Is able to pass a background check
- Has a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record
- Has a dependable vehicle with current insurance
- Uses discretion regarding patrons’ confidentiality
- Is able to bend/stoop/lift up to 20 lbs
Time Commitment : 2-4 Hours per month on a regular schedule
Length of Commitment : Ongoing
Training : Training will be provided at orientation. Trained Homebound staff will travel with you on your first delivery. In addition, the homebound staff is available on an ongoing basis to answer questions and provide other assistance as needed.
Homebound Staff Support : Corla Hughes email@example.com 208-798-2525 x 8006
Contact : Rebecca Hardin firstname.lastname@example.org 208-798-2525 x 8016
About Lewiston City Library
411 D Street, Lewiston, ID 83501, US
The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.
Public libraries in Idaho seek to engage the talents, skills, and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities with 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.
We'll work with your schedule.
411 D StreetLewistonLewiston, ID 83501
- Literacy / Reading
- Adult Education
- People Skills
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- A substitute position would require only a few hours when needed. A monthly position requires 2-3 hours per month.