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Career Coaching (Adult Opportunity, 18+)

Overview

The Career Coaching Program is a drop in program that provides assistance in career development to our customers. Volunteers with a strong background in Human Resources and or Career Planning will help customers with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation and cover letters.

Program Goals

Career Coaching is designed:

  • To provide individuals with knowledge and assistance in career planning
  • To provide information on career trends and job market
  • To provide easy access to information on career development
  • To increase awareness and use of library resources, services and programs

Length of the program

Volunteers usually come in once a week, or once every second week, at one of the following locations

  • Central Library (Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 7:45pm)
  • Crowfoot (Saturdays, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm)
  • Shawnessy (Saturday, 11:00 am to 1 pm)
  • Village Square (Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Fluent in English
  • Human Resources/Career Planning background preferred
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accommodate a diversity of backgrounds and skill levels

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Help participants with career development
  • Commit to participate in the program for a minimum of one year
  • Contact library staff if you are unable to attend a scheduled session
  • Respect confidentiality

Training

  • There is no formal training; however, a one-one-one introduction to the program, program contents, and responsibilities as a Calgary Public Library Volunteer is conducted.

Program Location

  • Central
  • Crowfoot
  • Shawnessy
  • Village Square


Career Coaching Contact:

Kattie-Lynn McNulty - Volunteer Resources Coordinator

Phone: 403-260-2648 or Email: Kattie-Lynn.McNulty@calgarypubliclibrary.com

If you are interested in volunteering for the Career Coaching program, please apply here.