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Finding Aid and Cataloging Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: City of Corona

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Creation of finding aids in Microsoft Word and Excel based on inventories created by staff and volunteers. Requires research to create narratives, scope notes, and donor information, as well as, cataloging the completed finding aids in Koha and adding the finding aids to the local history room’s webpage. Work will be completed under the supervision of local history staff. The process includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Researching collection topics which may include family history, business, and industry, etc.
  • Writing a narrative about the collection topic for a finding aid
  • Creating the finding aid using our template and the inventory completed by other staff and volunteers
  • Creating PDFs, uploading the files to our website
  • Creating records in Corona Heritage Online and Koha
  • Shelving boxes

Requirements: Volunteer candidates must be at least 18 years old. Ability to lift 25 lbs., patience, attention to detail, basic computer skills, ability to work independently in a quiet environment

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About City of Corona


400 S. Main Street, Corona, CA 92882, US

Mission Statement

Corona is a vibrant, culturally diverse community located in the heart of Southern California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 170,000 residents. A city whose heritage spans more than a century, Corona has emerged as an ethnically diverse community, where a significant percentage of the population is made up of young, well educated families. The Corona Public Library and the Circle City Center provide cultural and educational programming, and the Senior Center is a hub of activity with programs, workshops and social gatherings. The City also operates a recreational airport.


The City of Corona offers volunteer opportunities at many of its departments and facilities. Opportunities can currently be found at the Corona Public Library, Corona Senior Center, Community Center, Youth Sports and Kids Club after school programs. We offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to 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. For more information on Corona's volunteer programs, please visit


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650 S. Main StreetCorona CA, CA 92882



  • Library Sciences
  • History
  • Research




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months, preferred schedule of 6 hours a week.
  • Attendance at the Volunteer Orientation Meeting at the Corona Public Library on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.

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