Volunteer

The Strasburg-Heisler Library seeks dedicated volunteers to assist in the morning operations of the library.

Requirements:

  • A commitment of one day a week: Monday or Thursday from 9:00 am to 11 or 12:00.
  • Comfort using a computer, training on the software application will be provided.
  • Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds, bend and reach.
  • Close attention to detail is critical.
  • Must provide PA Child Abuse background clearance within 30 days.

Basic Tasks include:

  • Assisting staff with the basic functions of the library.
  • Shelving items accurately in their proper places in the library.
  • Locating specific items from the library shelves.
  • Scanning items using the software application.
  • Perform basic maintenance of library materials.
  • Some dusting and vacuuming.

More Detailed Tasks could be:

  • Assisting patrons with computers.
  • Assisting patrons who seek particular items using the catalog or the library software system.
  • Checking in materials.
  • Processing materials to fill holds for patron requested.
  • Checking materials out to patrons.