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Candidates who appear to most closely match the criteria for the position may be required to complete pre-employment skill testing.  

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Health, dental, and life insurance
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Birthday leave
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Volunteer - Library

Closes On: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST

Location: Library, Apache Junction, AZ
Department: Library
Job Status: Part-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
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Job Description

  • Title:   Library Volunteer

    Contact: Tracie Curtis, 480-474-8563, email:  t.compton@ajcity.net

    Worksite Address: 1177 N. Idaho Road

    Time Commitment:
    2-4 hours per week

    12 years AND entering the 7th grade or older

    Days of Work Week: Monday through Saturday

    Description: The library has a variety of opportunities for volunteer that  include:

    Book Discussion Groups
    Teach Programs
    Children’s Programs
    English Literacy
    Special Events
    Materials Processing
    Program Presenter
    Special Events 

    Skills and Abilities:
    Communicate clearly and concisely (both verbally and in writing); convey a positive, friendly attitude; work congenially with staff, patrons and other volunteers; understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures; receive instruction from library staff and the cooperation to abide by library policies and regulations; ability to lift and move objects as necessary; suggest topics and speakers within the framework set by the library; meet publicity deadlines.

    Requirements: Volunteers 18 years of age or older that are accepted for assignment will require a Criminal Background  Investigation completed.    

    Application:  Complete the volunteer application online.