Attending high school or a high school graduate – must be at least 16 years of age – able to obtain working papers if necessary
Able to put items on the shelf in alpha-numeric order
Ability to follow directions, be to work on time, and be accountable for scheduled hours
Physically able to stand for 3 hours or more and to lift, bend, and stretch.
1. Sorting and shelving all library materials using the Dewey Decimal filing system.
2. Reading shelves for accuracy of order, re-shelving materials as needed, straightening and shifting to ensure a neat and orderly appearance.
3. Working at the circulation desk as needed: gretting patrons and checking items in and out
4. May be asked to perform simple physical tasks to support library programs or procedures, and should comply with all duties as assigned.
5. Performing all tasks listed on the library opening and closing checklists if applicable to the scheduled shift.
6. Performing special errands or tasks as assigned (copying, taking materials to the post office, making ‘first card kits’, and occasionally working on fun projects).
7. Answering the telephone and referring all queries to the appropriate clerk or librarian on staff.
During the school year there are two pages that work the 3 – 6pm shift and two pages that work the 6 to 9pm shift. Saturdays there are three pages that work 10 – 4, and Sundays there are three pages that work 1 – 5pm. We are closed on Sundays during July and August. When school is not in session there may be some morning and/or early afternoon shifts. The total number of hours per week varies but is usually between 9 and 16 hours. Salry: minimum wage
All applications will be kept on file for one year. After reviewing applications, we will notify you if we decide to do an interview.
The Library is seeking Volunteers
for Summer and Fall of 2017
We are currently seeking adult volunteers interested in assisting:
· 2-4 pm Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday with delivery
· Shelving books anytime.
INTERESTED? Come into the library to fill out an application.
VOLUNTEER MISSION STATEMENT
The Baldwinsville Public Library (BPL) recognizes that volunteers are a vital resource in fostering a culture of collaboration with local businesses and the Baldwinsville Community as a whole. BPL values the diverse talents, perspectives and contributions of people in our community and trusts that by involving volunteers we are providing opportunities for their personal growth by sharing their skills, interests and talents with the staff and patrons of BPL.
Director – Margaret Van Patten
Children’s Services – Corrinne Kushner
Young Adult Services – Valerie Chism
Experiential Learning Librarian – Julia Schult
Outreach/Public Relations – Nancy Howe
Local History – Bonnie Kisselstein
Technology – Robert Loftus
Nonfiction – Diane Holbert
Interlibrary Loan Clerk – Cathleen Johnson
Bookkeeper – Cynthia Snyder