Employment Opportunities:

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Library Assistant 1 – Big Island Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking two public service oriented individuals to work in the Big Island Library. Both positions require the ability to work with groups of children and a high level of computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel. Major duties include a full range of automated circulation desk procedures, assisting patrons with materials selection, use of the computer, and responding to reference questions. Other duties may include implementing children’s programming and teaching computer classes on various topics.

Both positions are part-time and may include evening and weekend hours. One position is for 13 hours per week and the other is for 20 hours per week. Starting pay is $ 9.25 per hour. Applications are available at any Bedford Public Library or online at www.bplsonline.org. A full job description for the Library Assistant I position is available online. Position open until filled. EOE

Send paper applications to :
Big Island Library
Attn. Carolyn
1111 Schooldays Road
Big Island, VA 24526
Or email applications to: cmorehead@bpls.org

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The full position decsription is available here.

For Staff Use Only: Technology quiz instructions and EmpTechQuiz-Pt2.doc

Volunteer Opportunities :

If there are volunteer opportunities available at the time your application is submitted, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator. An interview will be required and all applications will be kept on file for six(6) months.

Download the BPLS volunteer application [PDF file].

Download the volunteer information handbook [PDF file]. It covers what you can expect from the Library staff; what the Library staff will expect of you; general procedural requirements; and some frequently asked questions.