Employment and Volunteering

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Available: Materials Services Assistant

Deadline for applications: September 7, 2015

Application available here.

Job Description: A part-time position reporting to the Materials Services Manager. This position

performs a variety of tasks related to the shelving of library materials. See full description.

Full/Part Time & Hours: Part Time, an average of 12 hours per week based on a biweekly work


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Sorts materials for shelving
  • Shelves all formats library materials in the library, shifting materials as necessary
  • Shelf reads as assigned
  • Empties book drop
  • May check-out/check-in materials as assigned
  • May perform closing duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with staff and public
  • Gives attention to detail
  • Ability to arrange alphabetically and numerically
  • Ability to reach, bend, lift and retrieve materials
  • Must be able to pull or push a cart loaded with library materials
  • Ability to use telephone and computer keyboard

Working Conditions: Exerts up to 25 lbs of force occasionally.

Salary: $8.25/hr

Contact Information:Olivia.Montolin@riverforestlibrary.org

Olivia Montolin

Materials Services Manager

River Forest Public Library

735 Lathrop Ave

River Forest, IL 60305


Current Volunteer Opportunities


Visit our Adopt-A-Shelf page to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity.

The library occasionally has additional volunteer opportunities. To apply, please download the general interest volunteer form here.

If you are looking for other volunteer activities please visit the OPRF Volunteer Center’s website. They regularly list wonderful local opportunities!