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Résumé Coach

Résumé Coach

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Kitchener Public Library welcomes our community to engaging spaces where people connect, ideas flourish and lives are transformed.

Résumé Coaches provide free, one-on-one consultations with customers who are interested in creating a first résumé or updating an existing résumé for career changes and new employment opportunities.

Ideally the volunteer will possess a background in Human Resources and/or Career Counseling and have experience in the field; Excellent interpersonal skills/ability to communicate well with diverse populations; Able to work independently to complete tasks with minimal supervision; Excellent literacy skills and are fluent in English; Able to write well, proof-read and produce error-free résumés; Excellent typing skills and a demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Word 2010.

Your role is to work with the customer to produce a completed résumé, offer advice on cover letters if needed and introduce the customer to library's resources as well as public internet computers and WIFI availability.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Library/Research , Mentoring / Tutoring, Newcomer Support

Skill(s): Collaboration, Coaching, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Computer Skills

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to Kitchener Public Library & Volunteer Handbook; Résumé Coach training & review of appropriate guidelines/procedures.
Working Conditions: At a computer station within the library.
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: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Résumé Coaches offer one hour (one-on-one) consultations with customers - date/time to be determined. Minimum time commitment is 4-6 hours/month.

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

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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9 am - 4 pm
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