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Volunteer Shelving

The Austin Public Library is looking for volunteers to help re-shelve books and other materials. Volunteers arrange library materials onto sorting carts in alphabetic and numeric order before shelving the materials in the stacks. Volunteers may also dust shelves, shelf read, and help keep reading areas tidy.

This position requires volunteers to push carts up to 75lbs and to bend, stoop, and stretch with or without reasonable accommodations. The position is best suited for those who love to organize. We require a 2 hour weekly commitment for a minimum of three months.

Flexible days/times available and may be found at one of our 23 locations.

Current openings include:

Yarborough Branch | 2200 Hancock Dr

  • Sunday 2-4pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Sunday 4-6pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Monday 10am-12pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Monday 6pm-8pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Thursday 6pm-8pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Friday 10am-12pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift

Old Quarry Branch | 7051 Village Cnter Dr

  • Thursday 6-8pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Saturday 2-4pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift

Twin Oaks Branch | 1800 S 5th St

  • Saturday 9-11am | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift

Manchaca Road Branch | 5500 Manchaca Rd

  • Tuesdays 9-11am | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Wednesdays during open hours | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Thursdays during open hours | 2 volunteers needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
Contact Volunteer Services at APL.Volunteers@austintexas.gov for information or check out other volunteer opportunities at library.austintexas.gov/volunteer/opportunities.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Austin Public Library-Various locationsAustin, TX 78768

(30.27,-97.74)
 

SKILLS

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Library Sciences
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 3 months

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