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Current Opportunities
Computer Tutors
Assist patrons with computer basics such as using a mouse, learning to type, signing up for email accounts, completing on-line forms, navigating a website, using Word. Volunteers work one-to-one with patrons.
Libraries: Brookdale: Days, evenings, weekends
Brooklyn Park: Weekdays or Saturdays, 2-5pm
Champlin: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 6-7:30pm and any time on Saturdays
Rogers: Thursday nights and any time on Saturdays
Welcome Station
Location: Minneapolis Central Library
Hours needed: Fridays, 9-11am and 11am-1pm
Provide a welcome environment as patrons and visitors enter Minneapolis Central Library and need help navigating the space. Direct patrons to their destination or guide them to Information Staff when needed. Promote programs and services. Volunteers needed must have customer service experience, enjoy Central Library and downtown Minneapolis and be a quick learner.
Collection Volunteer
Location: Minneapolis Central, 2nd floor
Work with the Industrial Standards Collection to evaluate, re-organize and re-locate the material. Volunteer needs to be process and detail oriented, highly organized, at ease with searching for records in website databases and physically able to move and lift boxes and stacks of documents. Hours are negotiable.
K-12 Homework Help tutors (Fall 2014)
Various locations available
Volunteers work with youth after school on homework-related projects. Volunteers work once a week for at least one semester and must have experience with K-12 youth. Training is provided. A criminal background check is required.
Tutors for Adult Learners
Location: Franklin Learning Center at Franklin Library
Assist adult learners studying English, math, science, social studies, technology and life skills, and preparing for the GED and U.S. citizenship exams. Work one-to-one or with small groups. Experience tutoring and working with people of diverse cultures is preferred. Openings for volunteers vary-please inquire for current needs at 612-543-6934. Training is provided.
If there is a volunteer opening that matches your skills and needs, please submit a Hennepin County Library volunteer application.

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