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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Austin Public Library-Various locationsAustin, TX 78768


About

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:

Austin History Center | 810 Guadalupe Street

  • Sundays 1pm-5pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Tuesdays - Saturdays 11am-5pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • *Experience in shelving or extensive of the Dewey Decimal System is required for this position*

Hampton Branch | 5125 Convict Hill Road

  • Tuesdays 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, or 6-8pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Wednesdays 1pm-3pm | 1 volunteer nneeded for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Thursdays 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, or 6-8pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Saturdays 1pm-3pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift

Milwood Branch | 12500 Amherst Drive

  • Tuesdays 10am-12pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Fridays 11am-4pm | 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 2 hour shift
  • Saturdays 11am-4pm | 1 volunteer 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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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