Genealogy Information Volunteer
Do you like solving mysteries...and detective work? We are looking for 2 volunteers to help people research their family history. The shifts available are Friday mornings 10-1:00. Typically, a volunteer fills one shift per week. The Genealogical Research Center is a partnership project of the State Library and the Willamette Valley Genealogy Society. Resources and assistance are available to anyone doing family history research.
This volunteer opportunity assists library patrons with genealogy research using CD's, databases, books, reference materials, online catalogs, and microfilm.
It is helpful for the volunteer to have knowledge of or desire to learn about genealogy research, database search, ability to work with the public in person, by phone and email. Training is provided.
Shifts available: Friday mornings 10-1:00. Location is at the Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem. To apply and for more information see contact information below.
Book and Document Mending Volunteer
The State Library is looking for a volunteer who wants to learn the art of book and document repair. Volunteers will work as a group and will learn to mend and repair library materials which is most helpful to the preservation of historical information.
All required equipment and supplies are provided. Training will be provided and the group works together to trouble-shoot mending issues for the books and documents. This energetic group of volunteers meet every Tuesday morning at 9:00-11:00 at the Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301. To apply and for more information see contact information below.
Contact Volunteer Program Coordinator
If you are interested in volunteer service at the State Library, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator:
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