Join Our Crew of Library Volunteers!

The library has new volunteer positions and shifts, and we want you to join!

Visit the library to pick up an application or download one to bring in.

Shelving & Check-in
Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, bend and kneel repeatedly, and use a computer.
Tuesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm
Tuesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Holds Pulling & Check-in
Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, bend and kneel repeatedly, and use a computer.
Saturdays 10:30am-1:00pm
Wednesdays 8:30am -10:30am
Saturdays 9:00am-11:00am

Children’s Library Assistant
Helps with fun craft projects and sprucing up our children’s materials. May require some bending and lifting.
Flexible, variable hours

Film Event Assistant
This position helps set up and break down the library’s monthly movie night. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, and bend/kneel.
First Friday of every month, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Questions? Please contact us.

A Few Good Volunteers

West Slope Library is looking for a few good volunteers to help keep the library running!

We are recruiting for the following positions:

Shelving: Wednesdays 6pm-8pm
This position shelves books and media. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, and bend/kneel for up to 2 hours.

Pull Holds/Check-in: Fridays 8am-10am
This position pulls books and media from the shelves and checks in library materials. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, bend/kneel, and use a computer.

Pull Holds/Check-in: Saturdays 8:30am-10:30am
This position pulls books and media from the shelves and checks in library materials. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, bend/kneel, and use a computer.

Shelving: Saturdays 1pm-3pm
This position shelves books and media. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, and bend/kneel for up to 2 hours.

Event Assistant: First Fridays (Monthly) 5:30pm-8:30pm
This position helps set up and break down for the library’s movie night. Requires the ability to lift 15lbs, push up to 50lbs, and bend/kneel for short periods of time

Visit the library to pick up and fill out a volunteer application, or download an application [PDF] and bring it in.

The West Slope Library Volunteer Coordinator will contact applicants regarding scheduling and job assignments.

Questions? Please contact us.

 

Library Advisory Board Opening

Patron at bookshelfThe West Slope Community Library Advisory Board has an open position and is seeking applicants. Public participation is important, and individuals interested in participating in West Slope Library’s development are welcome to apply.

The Advisory Board is comprised of five registered users of West Slope Community Library. Board members are appointed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners. All members represent the geographical area around West Slope Community Library (Raleigh Hills and West Slope).

Meetings: 6 times a year, the third Thursday of the month
Term: 3 years
Time commitment: 2-3 hours per month
Closing date: Until filled

Purpose and Duties
Duties of the WSCL Advisory Board include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist the West Slope Community Library Manager and WCCLS Manager in preparing a plan with goals, objectives, priorities, performance measures, and evaluation procedures regarding library operations, programs, and budgets, and to participate in the drafting and continual review of the plan.
  • Review the Library’s mission and recommend Library and Board goals on an annual basis.
  • Recommend programs and services the Library should provide to address the needs of the community.
  • Learn about the library and its services in order to serve as a conduit to the community.

Board members should have an understanding of and support for the basic tenets of public library service, including the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights and Freedom to Read Statement.

To Apply
If interested, please apply online or come into the library to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Washington County posts all board and commission vacancies online.