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Volunteer Program Opportunities
Note: State Library Volunteers do not receive financial compensation for volunteering and donating their time, skills, knowledge, and services. The State Library's Volunteer Program will not compete with or replace the employment of its paid staff. The State Library and or the volunteer may at any time, for whatever reason, decide to discontinue their volunteer relationship.

Volunteer Tasks Currently Available



Genealogy Information Volunteer

Do you like solving mysteries...and detective work? We are looking to fill two shifts of volunteers to help people research their family history on Monday mornings and Friday afternoons. 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.
Qualifications: Good knowledge and background in genealogy research, database search and research experience, ability to work with the public in person, by phone and email. Training is provided.
Shifts available: Monday mornings 10:00-1:00 and Friday afternoons 1:00-5:00. Location is at the Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem. For more information see contact information below. 


Contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator
If you are interested in volunteer service at the State Library, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator: 
Robin Speer
phone: 503-378-5014
email: robin.d.speer@state.or.us 
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