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Volunteer Discussion Leader

Job Title:  Books 2 You Discussion Leader


Location: Multiple throughout St. Charles County, but responsibilities will be assigned from Administrative Office located at 77 Boone Hills Dr. St. Peters, MO 63376.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads book discussions for senior facilities
  • Reads out loud to seniors that are unable to read on their own
  • Works with Books 2 You Volunteer Manager to order discussion kits for community partner locations
  • Helps collect information/registration cards from assigned community partner locations

Reports to: Extension Services Specialist

Length of Appointment: The Books 2 You Discussion Leader will serve for at least 1 year and can stay on as a permanent position.  This is two hours per partner of the program and a Books 2 You Discussion Leader may work with up to two partners.

Time Commitment: At least, one day per month (Books 2 You Discussion Leader choice) for two hours.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for our senior community
  • Trained in book discussion tactics (provided by district)
  • Basic knowledge of working in office environment
  • Basic knowledge of computer and data entry
  • Passion for reading and helping others
  • Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability
  • Ability to mutli-task and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Vehicle to travel to partner locations

Support: Training/orientation for this position will be provided.  In addition, the Extension Services Specialist will be available for questions and assistance.

Age Requirement: 18 years or older

Dress Code:  Casual