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Lee County Library System

County: Lee
Categories Computer/Technology
Education
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The Lee County Library System is the public library for Lee County. It provides materials and services at its libraries located in Bonita Springs, Captiva, Cape Coral, Dunbar area, downtown Fort Myers, Estero, Lehigh Acres, North Ft. Myers, Pine Island, Riverdale, and south Lee County. The library system offers public access to electronic resources for children and adults at each location. Outreach Services provides access to library services through the Bookmobile, Books-by-Mail, Literacy and Talking Books Library.

Job Description:

Opportunities for Computer Class Assistant and Technology Guides. 
COMPUTER CLASS ASSISTANT: Tech savvy? Enjoy helping others? We are looking for students needing to complete Service Learning hours to graduate. This is a short term commitment for volunteers to provide assistance with hands-on instruction. You will not be leading the class, but helping attendees follow the instructor's lead. Variety of class dates usually October through March. Daytime class hours only.
TECHNOLOGY GUIDES: Computer savvy individuals who assist library customers in using the library computers, electronic resources, software applications and the Internet. They assist novice users set up e-mail accounts, use a mouse, navigate the Internet and print. This is both at point of need or one-on-one assistance through appointments. Requires a commitment of two hours a week. Successful Guides are comfortable using computers, e-Readers and navigating electronic resources. Must have patience with novice users, and can explain computer operations in simple terms. Library staff instruct Guides on the basics of using the library's various electronic resources. Fill out a volunteer application at any library and ask for an interview.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Catherine Vaughn
Continuing Education and Volunteer Coordinator
2345 Union Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fax: (239) 485-1100
Phone: (239) 533-4815
Email: cvaughn@leegov.com
Website: http://www.leelibrary.net
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Benefits Offered:

none

Additional Information:

Time students can perform services depends on activity and location. Please allow a minimum of three weeks to process paperwork before student can begin volunteering. The library system offers a stimulating environment with a highly motivated staff.

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