Information Desk Assistant

Time Commitment

Flexible schedule, minimum 3 month time commitment


Volunteers will help make patrons' visits to the library easier and promote a sense of friendliness at the library.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • To develop new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Enhance your resume
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answer basic questions and concerns
  • Direct patrons with more specific questions to others who can help
  • Give directions around the library (restrooms, photocopier, children's room, etc.)
  • Dispense library pamphlets/brochures
  • Give out applications to those wishing to volunteer

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Must be outgoing and willing to engage with all sort of people
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well with staff and other volunteers
  • Ability to receive instructions fromm library staff