Windsor Public Library Volunteer is:
A volunteer is an individual who, beyond the responsibilities of paid employment, freely assists the Windsor Public Library in the accomplishment of its mission without expectation or receipt of compensation.
Windsor Public Library’s volunteers are an important addition to the Library’s staff.
Volunteers perform specific duties that are important to the institution.
For more information on these services: www.windsorpubliclibrary.com
|To Volunteer with:||Contact||Description of Activity||Branches Available||Time Commitment|
|Adult Literacy Program||Rachel Blok
Adult Literacy Coordinator
519-255-6770 Ext. 4460
|Trained volunteer tutors (must be 19 years and older)teach adult non-readers basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.||All branches||10 hours basic tutor training,4 hours a week teaching time. 1 year commitment|
|Children’s Learning Centre: Children’s Room||Janet Brown
Library Service Representative
519-255-6770 Ext. 4579
|Volunteers assist with a variety of programs – from assisting with the preparation of materials to tutoring. Programs are generally offered in the evenings||Central only||Note: targeting high school students as volunteers.Training provided. A minimum of 20 hours over 6 months.|
|Children’s Learning Centre: Book Buddy||Nicolina Baccari
519-255-6770 Ext. 4418
|Volunteers are needed to tutor children, ages 6-10, in reading at least one hour a week.
Volunteers must be 16 years old and older.
|All branches||Once or twice a week. 6 months commitment .|
|Accessibility Services Volunteer||Nicole Hayward
Accessibility Services Librarian
519-255-6770 ext. 4404
|Volunteers to deliver pre-selected library materials to homebound customers.||All branches||One hour every four weeks. 1 year commitment|
All volunteers will be required to submit to a criminal record/police clearance check prior to acceptance as a volunteer. There is a $25.00 charge for a police clearance. This policy applies to all volunteers who will volunteer directly with people.
The Windsor Public Library reserves the right to decline involvement in its volunteer program by anyone it assesses to be unsuitable. The decision of the Windsor Public Library is final in these matters.