University Library

Volunteer Job Description

Position Title

Bookshop Volunteer

Main functions

Working in the bookshop, supporting the University Library, when schedule and workload permit.

Reports to

Leslie Jones


  • Cashiering (e.g. collecting money, giving receipts, etc.)
  • Answers telephone
  • Greets customers, and answer general questions
  • Organizing/Maintaining materials in the bookshop
  • Distributing, Collecting Money & Accepting Applications for the "Friends of the Library Group"
  • Request equipment and supplies and general office maintenance to Leslie Jones
  • Performs any other duties related to the position as directed by Leslie Jones when schedule and workload permit.

Working conditions

  • If you work 4 hours, you are entitled to a 15 min break.
  • You may be exposed to noise and a regular flow of people around the bookshop
  • You will be exposed to dust
  • You may be assigned to changing priorities

Employment Requirements

  • Proficient spoken English
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Courteous manners with the public

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