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Fond du Lac Public Library

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OVERVIEW AND IMPACT

Help job seekers affected by the pandemic to apply for jobs. Make a significant contribution to the workforce in doing so.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Familiarize and assist job seekers with online resources for job searches.
  • Assist job seekers in writing resumes and cover letters.
  • Help job seekers identify local job skills training resources.
  • Assist job seekers in using online job skills training resources.
  • Provide encouragement and assistance to those recovering from job losses.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Eighteen years of age and older
  • Speak English well and have the ability to read and write English at a 12th grade level. Spanish language ability desirable but not necessary.
  • Significant past experience using the internet for job searches.
  • Familiarity with successful resume and cover letter writing strategies.
  • Dependable and able to maintain a regular volunteer schedule and time records.

REPORTS TO

Information and Outreach Services Coordinator

TRAINING AND SUPPORT PROVIDED

Introduction to the library and its mission. Orientation to the library's role in serving as a job search research portal. Staff is available to answer questions but the candidate should be highly self-sufficient. Online training covering the job search resources the library has access to, as well as community job resources.

TIME COMMITMENT

Minimum one hour per week. Total of six months requested to provide continuity of service.

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About Fond du Lac Public Library

Location:

32 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935, US

Mission Statement

The Fond du Lac Public Library strives to be a radically welcoming space, where all members of the community can gather, learn, and thrive.

Description

The Fond du Lac Public Library offers a variety of information resources to the community. We have traditional materials such as books, newspapers, magazines, CDs, DVDs, databases and other e-media, as well as some non-traditional materials for checkout, such as cake pans, projectors, lawn games, ukuleles, and so much more. We offer computer help, crafting, and other programs for adults, and storytimes, scavenger hunts, and more for youth. Our onsite amenities include study rooms, a teleconferencing room, meeting rooms, a 2-1-1 emergency call room, computers with internet access, and a makerspace. We are always looking to expand our services in ways that benefit all members of our community.

Community
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

32 Sheboygan St.Fond du Lac, WI 54935

(43.77747,-88.44539)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 hour per week. Total of six months requested to provide continuity of service.

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