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Volunteer Opportunity

Now Accepting Applications for Technical Processing Volunteer

POSITION SUMMARY
Adult or teen assists Technical Processing staff in a variety of support functions

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Review music CDs, DVDs and/or BCDs for repair or replacement
  • Tape edges on paperback books
  • Repair binding, torn pages and any other normal wear found on damaged books
  • Replace damaged cases for audio-visual materials
  • Apply RFID tags to new collection acquisitions
  • Remove item records of withdrawn materials from program database

SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Additional projects and repairs as assigned by supervisor

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Neatness (in printing/writing/cutting etc.)
  • Accuracy
  • Familiar (and comfortable) with personal computing applications
  • Volunteer should be self-motivated and a fast learner, with the ability to work with minimal supervision after training

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ability to visually distinguish among various audio-visual items
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to understand spoken instruction and to communicate clearly with supervisor

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ability to lift and carry 10-25 lb. boxes if necessary

SCHEDULE

  • At least one (1) one- or two-hour shift weekly
  • Weekday shifts only (Monday through Friday)
  • Shifts between the hours 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

APPLYING
Applications will be accepted (at any public desk) until August 3 at 6:00 PM.