Opportunity Details

Arts & Culture
Families, Visitors & Travelers

Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:15+

Library Assistant, Historical Museum

Library Assistants perform basic computer entry, handling of correspondence, copying, and other aspects of the general care of the reading room, its customers, and the library resources. Under the direction of the senior volunteer staff, they also help patrons and researchers obtain relevant materials from the closed stacks and storage areas. As part of their job, they are exposed to a wide variety of items including original deeds, early maps, family histories, rare books, and a host of other rare and valuable documents. There is also an opportunity to gain knowledge and skill in genealogical research,. 

Library hours are Wednesday to Friday, 10 AM to 2:30 PM. Shift hours are negotiable from 2 ½ to 4 ½ hours/day. Volunteers are expected to work at least 2 shifts per month and preferably one shift weekly. Summer internships are available for a college students and advanced high school students.

Training and ongoing direction is provided by senior staff.

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2158 Avenue C 
Suite 201
Bethlehem, PA  18017

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