Library Chair

(Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE2874 Last Modified: 05 Sep 2018 Last Full Update: 05 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMadeline Donnelly, Volunteer Coordinator, Out on the Shelf; Email:
DutiesMaintain and organize a quality collection of queer (LGBTQ+) themed literature and audio-visual resources with the assistance of volunteers on the library committee 
Attend all board meetings, fundraisers, and related events 
Maintain a collection of sufficient quality for lending to both individual patrons and institutional (interlibrary loan) partners 
Organize and assist in fundraising efforts in collaboration with other chairs 
Seek out and implement the best available technologies to aid with circulation of library materials and the management of a patron database 
Ensure the privacy and security of patron data 
Work with the Volunteer Chair to coordinate hours of operation and training for general volunteers and committee members 
Promote OOTS events and services to the community at large 
Liaise with partners and potential partners within the City of Guelph to build and maintain partnerships
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Library Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Planning & Organizing
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Minimum Hours10 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityDesignated parking at entrance - Designated parking available across the street at City Hall, also 1 spot available at each end of Carden Street ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location42 Carden Street, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Oct 2018
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Display Until31 Oct 2018
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Organization NameOut on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
Address & Map
10C Shared Space
42 Carden St, 2nd Fl
Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
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