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​​​​LINC, library and OAC volunteer

Objective 

T​o contribute to and support the range of programs and services provided by the LINC, library or Online Access Centre

Role and responsibilities

Volunteers do a range of tasks across LINC Tasmania. These vary according to the needs of the specific LINC, library or OAC. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Facilitate access to LINC, library and OAC facilities and services
  • Provide one-to-one assistance to clients with a range of computer questions, issues and tasks 
  • Assist with maintaining the facility and resources in a neat and tidy condition
  • Assist with client bookings
  • Assist with a range of children’s activities
  • Sort book sale stock and assist in the running of book sales 
  • Photocopy, laminate and file documents and materials 
  • Assist clients in using family history resources
  • Assist with organising displays
  • Record volunteer hours undertaken, using the appropriate form or volunteer book, at the end of each shift 
  • Undertake other volunteer tasks as required

Who you report to

LINC Tasmania staff provide direction to and supervision of volunteers as appropriate, in accordance with the LINC Tasmania Volunteer Management Guidelines. Volunteers engaged in Department of Education approved activities, are covered by the Tasmanian Risk Management Fund. 

Requirements

  • ​Volunteers are expected to have:
    • Good communication, oganisational and listening skills
    • The ability to be sensitive, patient, understanding and respectful of clients' needs
    • A willingness to be flexible and enthusiastic 
  • Registered to Work with Vulnerable People
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • ​An interest in or knowledge of the range of programs and services provided by LINC Tasmania​