Volunteer Job Title: Stacks Assistant
Reports to: Manager, Library & Archive
Position Overview: Assist library staff in maintaining book stacks
Shelve newly cataloged materials, materials checked in after use by patrons, and materials used in library by patrons
- Maintain shelves by periodically scanning books, periodicals and catalogs to ensure that they are shelved in proper order and re-shelving any that are out of order
- Call to the attention of library staff any books that appear to be mis-cataloged, damaged, or in need of new labels
- Help package Inter Library Loans
- Help with small projects around the Library
Time Requirement: Must be able to volunteer sometime within these hours:
Monday & Wednesday 9:30 – 5:30
Friday 11:00 – 5:30
A minimum of four hours weekly is required to meet the workload
Qualifications: Physical: Ability to climb stairs and move heavy books on and off of shelves
Skills/Education/Experience: a fundamental knowledge of the Library of Congress call number system, and good attention to detail.
Contact Bethany Burke firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.