August 30, 2018 | gladdenk
- POSITION SUMMARY
Volunteers (ages 14 and up) are needed to assist patrons with computer- and Internet-related questions or problems. In addition to computer software and Internet skills, qualifying applicants will be friendly and approachable, at ease and eager to work with patrons of all ages and levels of ability.
- PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Help library patrons with questions re: Microsoft software applications
Help patrons with Internet-related questions (including how to get on the web and how to perform Internet searches)
Assist patrons in setting up email accounts, placing CraigsList ads, creating and posting to Facebook pages, and working with other social networking sites
Assist patrons in filling out and posting/uploading online resumes and applications
Help patrons with questions related to using their smartphones and/or tablets
- REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Must be at least 14 years old
Skilled in Internet searching
Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016 applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Experience using a smartphone or tablet (Android or Apple)
Must commit to six (6) months of service, with a minimum of one (1) two-hour shift per week
- ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Ability to visually distinguish words and objects on computer monitor
Ability to understand spoken instruction and to communicate clearly with supervisor and patrons
- NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Ability to lift and carry 10-25 lb. boxes if necessary
At least one (1) two-hour shift weekly (Monday - Thursday)
Applicants must meet all requirements and be able to fulfill all duties and responsibilities without training from library personnel. We will not offer any computer skills training for this volunteer position.
Applications will be accepted (at any public desk) until Friday, September 14 at 6:00 PM.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This description is not a contract between the library and the volunteer. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.