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:
- Twin Oaks Branch. 2 hour shift available on Tuesday afternoon (12p-2p or 2p-4p), Thursday afternoon (between 1p-7p) and Friday afternoon (between 12p-6p). 1 volunteer needed on Tuesday / Thursday and Friday needs 2 volunteers.
- Cross-cultural Communication
- Library Sciences
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours per week for 3 months