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Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records (NSLAPR)


Volunteer Job Description - Circulation Desk assistant


General Description: To serve customer needs at the circulation desk and assist staff with circulation duties
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
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process check-ins, check-outs, and renewals
  • Issue new library cards
  • Answer and transfer telephone calls
  • Collect fines and fees
  • Shelve returned materials
  • Perform shelf reading and maintenance
  • Perform shelf reading and maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required:
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Ability to learn and use computer programs
  • Ability to work congenially with staff, patrons, and other volunteers
  • Shelving knowledge a plus
  • Ability to lift and carry stacks of books (generally around 5 pounds)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Availability to work 2 - 3 hours at a time, 2+ days a week
Volunteer reports to:
  • Amanda Conken
  • Kelly Robertson

NSLAPR strives to ensure all website users have complete access to our online content. NSLAPR's Website Team is continuously working on making our website compliance more robust and welcomes comments on how to improve our website's accessibility for users with disabilities. If site visitors interfacing with our website, they should contact the Website Team. The e-mail should include the nature of the accessibility problem; the preferred format in which to receive the materials; the web address of the requested materials; and the contact information for the site visitor.

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