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== Missionary and Volunteer Opportunities<br> ==
  
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=== '''How Do I Get Started'''  ===
  
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The first step is to schedule an interview with the library directors, Pat and Brad Jensen, by calling 801-240-9625. &nbsp;The interview is required for all those who desire to serve as a church service missionary or as a volunteer at the Riverton FamilySearch Library. &nbsp;Experience, availability, personal limitations, library needs, start date, hours per week, length of service, etc. will be discussed during the interview. &nbsp;<u>'''Do not'''</u> submit any forms until after the interview.<br>  
  
*'''Sons of the Utah Pioneers''' - Porter Rockwell Chapter Meeting (serving Draper, Bluffdale, Herriman and Riverton - Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at the Riverton FamilySearch Library at 6:30 p.m.
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=== '''Service Options''' ===
  
*'''Utah Genealogical Association''' - Virtual Chapter Meeting - Thursday, May 19, 7:00 p.m. MDT. You can attend by going to their website at www.infouga.org and clicking "virtual chapter"; then click the link to participate in this online meeting. <br>
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*'''Church Service Missionary'''
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Missionaries at the Riverton FamilySearch Library are required to serve at least two days per week, seven hours each day. &nbsp;There are no restrictions to the maximum number of service days per week, but total hours can be no more than thirty-five.&nbsp;
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*'''Volunteer'''
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Generally, volunteers serve three to ten hours per week.
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*'''Length of Service'''
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Missionaries serve for a minimum of six months, and can choose longer periods of time in six month increments. &nbsp;Volunteer service is flexible.
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=== '''Library Hours'''  ===
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*Monday, Friday and Saturday / 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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*Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday / 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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=== '''Shifts Available'''  ===
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*'''Monday, Friday, Saturday'''
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8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and&nbsp;10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
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*'''Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday'''
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8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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=== '''Orientation and Training'''  ===
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A week of library staff orientation and training will be available to new missionaries and volunteers. Other options are available for those who can not attend the week long training session. &nbsp;Mentors will be assisgned to new library staff until they become comfortable serving patrons at the library.
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=== '''Staff Meetings'''  ===
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Staff meetings are held monthly on the second Friday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. All staff members are encouraged to attend this meeting to receive updated training and to discuss current library issues and policies.
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*'''Church Service Missionaries'''
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Complete the "Recommendation for Church-Service Missionary" form. &nbsp;[https://www.lds.org/bc/content/ldsorg/topics/service/church-service-missionary/Recommendation%20for%20CSM--English%202012-09-05.pdf?lang=eng '''A copy of the fill-in form is available by clicking here''']. &nbsp;Complete the "Personal Information" section. &nbsp;Leave the area titled, "Mission Assignment Requested" blank. &nbsp;Print the completed form and bring it to the interview with the library directors. &nbsp;Instructions on how to proceed will be given after that interview.
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Complete the "Long-Term Volunteer for Church Service" form. &nbsp;[https://www.lds.org/bc/content/ldsorg/content/english/service/missionary-service/church-service-missionaries/form/pdf/Long-Term-Volunteer-Form.pdf?lang=eng '''A copy of the fill-in form is available by clicking here''']. &nbsp;Complete the "Personal Information" section. &nbsp; Leave the section titled "Assignment Information" blank. &nbsp;Print the completed form and bring it to the interview with the library directors. Instructions on how to proceed will be given after that interview.<br>
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Missionary and Volunteer Opportunities

How Do I Get Started

The first step is to schedule an interview with the library directors, Pat and Brad Jensen, by calling 801-240-9625.  The interview is required for all those who desire to serve as a church service missionary or as a volunteer at the Riverton FamilySearch Library.  Experience, availability, personal limitations, library needs, start date, hours per week, length of service, etc. will be discussed during the interview.  Do not submit any forms until after the interview.

Service Options

  • Church Service Missionary

Missionaries at the Riverton FamilySearch Library are required to serve at least two days per week, seven hours each day.  There are no restrictions to the maximum number of service days per week, but total hours can be no more than thirty-five. 

  • Volunteer

Generally, volunteers serve three to ten hours per week.

  • Length of Service

Missionaries serve for a minimum of six months, and can choose longer periods of time in six month increments.  Volunteer service is flexible.

Library Hours

  • Monday, Friday and Saturday / 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday / 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Shifts Available

  • Monday, Friday, Saturday

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Orientation and Training

A week of library staff orientation and training will be available to new missionaries and volunteers. Other options are available for those who can not attend the week long training session.  Mentors will be assisgned to new library staff until they become comfortable serving patrons at the library.

Staff Meetings

Staff meetings are held monthly on the second Friday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. All staff members are encouraged to attend this meeting to receive updated training and to discuss current library issues and policies.

Completing Forms

  • Church Service Missionaries

Complete the "Recommendation for Church-Service Missionary" form.  A copy of the fill-in form is available by clicking here.  Complete the "Personal Information" section.  Leave the area titled, "Mission Assignment Requested" blank.  Print the completed form and bring it to the interview with the library directors.  Instructions on how to proceed will be given after that interview.

  • Volunteers 

Complete the "Long-Term Volunteer for Church Service" form.  A copy of the fill-in form is available by clicking here.  Complete the "Personal Information" section.   Leave the section titled "Assignment Information" blank.  Print the completed form and bring it to the interview with the library directors. Instructions on how to proceed will be given after that interview.