Volunteers

SO YOU WANT TO BECOME A LIBRARY VOLUNTEER?

One of the ways our library is able to operate, is through our over 70 volunteer workers.  Every day, these volunteers shelve books, offer homework help, guide patrons through the Internet, and so much more. 

Persons wishing to apply for an In-Library volunteer position need to fill out an interest card available in the Library. The volunteer coordinator will contact them. Training is provided.  Be part of the largest volunteer force in CC County!

Internet/Computer Docent

Volunteer Opportunity 

Assist patrons in the use of the Internet. 

Examples of Duties 

Upon completion of orientation and training, docents will assist patrons with: 

        1.  Connecting to the Internet 
        2.  Basic operations of the graphical browser program : 
            -printing 
            -saving files 
            -use of electronic mail (email)
            -Usenet newsgroups 

        3.  Help locating a specific site/URL a patron wishes to visit 
        4.  General suggestions on “cool” or interesting sites to visit 
        5.  Basic computer maintenance (Such as deleting unwanted files from the hard drive or the Internet account) 

Qualifications and Skills 

Must be familiar with the Internet and have experience with the World Wide Web and graphic browsers: possess basic teaching skills, patience, and the desire to share knowledge with others.  Must be service-orientated and have the ability to work with people who possess diverse levels of computer knowledge and skills.  An orientation is provided. 

Time Commitment 

Two hours per week for six consecutive months.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP! And so…We need volunteers!

NEW IN TOWN OR NEWLY RETIRED? COME AND JOIN US!  
The Clayton Community Library is seeking to fill the following volunteers positions: (All positions require a minimum age of 13 years and a 6-month commitment.  Training will be provided).

Shelver – to shelve and sensitize books. Must be detail oriented and be familiar with the Dewey decimal system, various days and hours. 

Tutors – no prior experience neccessary, simply a desire to help students learn and the time to do it!

Detailers – Sorting the books onto carts to be placed on the shelves.

Routers – Pull books to be delivered to another library branch.

Come into the library and fill-out a volunteer card or 925-673-0659.

Please stop in at the desk for more information and application forms.

ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING 

One-on-one tutoring may be available upon appointment (We are short of tutors).  For more information, to volunteer, or to schedule an appointment, please call or visit the library.