Library--Alum Rock Branch

Programmatic - Resume and Job Search Coach

Interested in giving back to your community in a meaningful way?  Consider volunteering to help others find employment or make a career change as a Resume and Job Search Coach at the Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library. 

Typical Day/Tasks

  • Design, review, and edit resumes for patrons seeking employment at all skill levels 
  • Assist in navigating online job searches and applications
  • Assist in creating email accounts and communicating with prospective employers as needed
  • Explore potential career changes with patrons including new job roles, positions, and industries


  • Must be age 18 or above
  • Must be willing to commit to a regular schedule for a minimum of 6 months
  • Must be very comfortable using online search tools, email, and document development software (Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Reader, etc.)
  • Must become familiar with library resources including but not limited to career development materials and Family Learning Center programming
  • Experience in human resources, administration, or education is highly desirable but not required
  • Spanish language skills highly desirable but not required
  • Fingerprint clearance required


Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18+
  • Oral communication and written skills in English Must be at least High
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, internet, and email Must be Yes