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Accessibility Advisory Group

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To inspire and enrich for life.

The Accessibility Advisory Group (AAG) represents an opportunity for Kitchener Public Library to gain meaningful input from community members with varied lived experiences with disabilities, to work together to achieve more accessible, inclusive library spaces, collections, programs, and services.

What We're Looking For
• An understanding of the needs and concerns of people with disabilities gained through personal, professional, or community experience
• Enthusiastic about supporting equity and inclusion
• Experience in community or committee-based work is an asset
• Willing to learn about public libraries
• Ability to participate in meetings during business hours

What You'll Do
• Provide input and recommendations to library staff on the accessibility of library spaces, collections, programs, and services
• Provide input and review the library's multi-year accessibility plan

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Library/Research , Accessibility

Skill(s): Collaboration, Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be incorporated into meetings.
Working Conditions: Meetings may take place at any Kitchener Public Library location.
Members will be provided appropriate resources to support their full participation in the Accessibility Advisory Group.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
Four (4) meetings per year or as needed to fulfill duties; minimum commitment of 1 - 2 years.

   Contact Information
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Sherry Erb
519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1

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