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About the Position
Position #: 19558
OrganizationKitchener Public Library
Position: Résumé Coach
Location: Central Library, 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Kitchener Public Library welcomes our community to engaging spaces where people connect, ideas flourish and lives are transformed.
Description: 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 Counselinf 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.
Training Details: An orientation to Kitchener Public Library and training on library resources/services.
Working Conditions: At a computer station within the library.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Sessions are booked on TUESDAYS - anytime between 9:00am to 8:00pm; volunteers donate between 2 to 4 hours per month and sessions are booked based on their schedule.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Library/Research , Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Collaboration, Coaching, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Computer Skills
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sherry Erb
Phone: 519-743-0271 Ext. 222
Address: 85 Queen Street N. Kitchener, N2H 2H1


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Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
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