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Position: 2391 - Visiting Library Service Volunteer
Organization: Caledon Public Library
Position Address: Library - 6500 Old Church Road, Caledon East, Ontario
Location: Caledon
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual
Our volunteers in this role will transport library materials (books, audio books, recordings, etc.) to and from addresses of library card-holders who are unable conveniently to come to a Caledon library branch.

Our 'Visiting Library Service Volunteer' role has been developed for the purpose of bringing library materials to members of our community who have difficulty visiting a library branch. You deliver/pick up the books, etc., provide the warm smile and generous spirit, and we will provide the rest.

> For members of the community who have difficulty visiting the library in person, this service provides a connection to the outside world and both the books and visit are a welcome addition to their day.

> Your commitment is valued and appreciated, not only by the library but also more importantly by the person you will be visiting.

Position Qualifications

● The volunteer will make arrangements to pick up and deliver materials to users of the visiting library service
● They will return to the library those library materials that the visiting library card-holder has finished with
● The volunteer will work with visiting library service staff as a team in meeting the needs of the visiting library service card-holder
● The volunteer will report concerns, needs, issues, or incidents to the visiting library services coordinator
● The volunteer will be required to complete legislative training, eg. WHMIS prior to commencement of the volunteering engagement
● The volunteer will respect the library card-holder's confidentiality (ie. use of the service, address, etc.)

*** A 'Police Check (vulnerable sector)' is required for this role

Volunteers should have access to a reliable motor vehicle (with valid auto insurance), hold a valid 'G' driver's licence, and possess a good driving record

Min Age: 18    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Any Duration
Flexible, with a minimum of 1-2 hours every 4 weeks

General orientation about the Caledon Public Library system, plus applicable health and safety training as required by the Province of Ontario

Area(s) of Interest: Education & Learning, Customer Service, Life Skills & Accessibility, Literacy
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