Home library service courier

​Overview

LINC Tasmania connects Tasmanians to learning and information, their history and their communities. 
We also connect people from around the world to Tasmanian resources.  
LINC Tasmania’s Volunteer Program offers a volunteer-friendly environment where volunteers work alongside, and are supported by paid staff to value-add to our collections, services and programs. 

Key responsibilities

LINC Tasmania provides a home library service for community members who are unable to attend the library to select their own items.  
Home Library Service Couriers support this service by visiting clients in their homes to deliver and return bags of library items.
Volunteers work as part of a team of staff and volunteers, and participate in activities under the direction and guidance of the local Volunteer Coordinator, or other nominated staff members.

Skills, experience and attributes 
LINC Tasmania looks for volunteer couriers who:
  • are professional in their interactions with LINC staff and clients
  • are willing to devote a set amount of time and work to a schedule
  • have good communication and listening skills
  • are patient, sensitive, flexible and enthusiastic, and enjoy social interaction

Role requirements

LINC Tasmania volunteers must:
  • support the LINC Tasmania’s strategic goals and values
  • comply with the Tasmanian State Service Code of Conduct (State Service Act 2000) and LINC Tasmania Service Commitment 
  • act in LINC Tasmania’s best interests 
In addition, you will need:

Potential benefits

Our volunteers make an invaluable contribution to our programs and services and enrich the lives of many.  Our volunteer base is diverse and includes people of all ages and backgrounds who bring their unique experience, enthusiasm and knowledge to the role.  Many volunteers gain satisfaction by making a positive difference in their local community and learning new skills.