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Maker Space & Digital Media Lab Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Hayward Public Library - Hayward Public Library

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Maker Space Background:
Hayward Public Library launched a Maker Space for members of the public in 2023. Maker Space Volunteer Tutors are being recruited to expand support for patrons learning to use equipment in the Maker Space. Volunteers will be provided training by Hayward Public Library staff and encouraged to continue to learn and teach the public.

Maker Space Volunteer Tutors will host a weekly 2-hour session, meeting with community members on a drop-in or scheduled basis. Weekly sessions will take place at the Downtown Hayward Library Maker Space.

Digital Media Lab Background:
To compliment Hayward Public Library’s Digital Media Lab, staff are launching a digital media literacy program for teens and adult members of the public. Digital Media Lab Volunteer Tutors will be provided training by Hayward Public Library staff and provided resources to reference.

Digital Media Lab Volunteer Tutors will host a weekly 2-hour session, meeting with community members on a drop-in or scheduled basis. Weekly sessions will take place at the Downtown Hayward Library.


Requirements:
This position requires a person with the following knowledge and skills:

  • The ability to communicate effectively and patiently with teens, adults and seniors of all backgrounds, and library personnel.
  • Sensitivity to diverse cultures and populations.
  • Self-motivation/direction
  • Familiarity with or ability to learn to use software and equipment including but not limited to 3-D Printers, Laser Cutter, Sewing Machine, CNC Carving Machine, Vinyl Cutter.
  • Familiarity with video and audio editing software and equipment.
  • Familiarity with or ability to learn to use iMacs.

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About Hayward Public Library - Hayward Public Library

Location:

888 C St., Hayward, CA 94541, US

Mission Statement

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.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Computers & Technology
Arts & Culture, Community, Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

888 C StreetHayward, CA 94541

(37.67019,-122.08306)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Robotics
  • Sewing
  • Electronics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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