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Library Volunteers file and find books, or put other materials in their proper order. Responsibilities highlighted on example resumes in this field include shelving books, keeping bookshelves organized and properly alphabetized to ensure that patrons can quickly find the books they need, vacuuming floors, dusting windows, and assisting with summer reading programs. While a formal educational background is not necessary for this position, candidates' resumes should reflect a knowledge of alphabetical filing rules and the Dewey Decimal System.

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Library Volunteer

Seven year volunteer throughout the yearly programs. Participated in all areas needed in children's programs including: Literacy, art projects, games, songs, and selection of reading materials.

  • Removed books from improper placement in stacks to facilitate ease of resources for clientele and restocking for librarians.
  • Preferred librarian assistant for pre-school programs. Assisted Children's Librarian in implementation of all areas of planned programs.
  • Effectively tracked student reading throughout summer programs insuring proper fulfillment of prize requirements.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
English Education
LLM
Library Science
Literature And The English
2

Library Volunteer

Help young adults improve information literacy skills during afterschool tutoring

  • Collect evaluative data, surveys, and collaborated with Friends Group
  • Coordinate educational programs such as: zoo day, cooking day, and bowling
  • Perform clerical duties: answering phones, making copies, shelving materials
  • Assist patrons with finding materials in OPAC and on shelves
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Liberal Arts
BA
Secondary Education / History
3

Redmond Library Volunteer

  • Was proactive in the library community and helped customers/ individuals that were in need of some sort of assistance
  • Categorized books, dvd's, and cassettes
  • Was always willing to work things out with my coworkers and helped them fulfill their duties
  • Was always aware of the rules and did what I was told by my previous supervisor no matter what it was
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
4

Library Volunteer

Sorted and organized books

  • Returned books to shelves
  • Assisted students with finding books
  • Answered the telephone
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
5

Research Library Volunteer

Handle, organize, inventory and value rare books in the closed collection

  • Assist in the creation and design of book-based exhibits
  • Support librarians in hands-on research workshops and events
  • Attend off-site assessments of future collections
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Art History
MS
Library And Information Science
6

Digital Library Volunteer

Verify and create basic information such as dates, names, and descriptions

  • Perform subject cataloging using FAST subject headings
  • Catalog five to six items per week
  • Cataloged over 100+ items
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
LLM
Master of Laws
Liberal Arts
7

Library Volunteer

  • Used Follett software to scan books in and out and run overdue report
  • Help train new library volunteers
  • Assist with projects
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Accounting, Business And Computer Classes

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