Jobs & Volunteering

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Town of Hinsdale Employment Application form

Click here for the employment application. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Library Assistant Needed

The Hinsdale Public Library is seeking a part time library assistant to join our friendly community driven team. Our ideal candidate is detail oriented with good people skills and a passion for libraries. 

The main duties of this position include: checking library materials in and out, placing holds for patrons, answering the telephone, shelving returned materials, and helping process new books. The Library Assistant may also be asked to provide readers advisory and basic instruction on library services.

This is a 12 hour a week position that requires two evening shifts and a Saturday shift with potential for future flexibility. 

Qualifications

Education, training, and experience: High School diploma required; Experience using an integrated library system is desirable

Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Strong computer and technology skills; Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; Good verbal and written communication skills

Physical requirements and working conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs duties under typical library conditions. Position requires frequent physical effort, such as carrying books (up to 20-30 pounds), pushing book carts (up to 150 pounds), bending, stretching, grasping, etc., to shelve library materials. May require standing for long periods of time. Must be able to view computer screens for extended periods of time and operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, and other standard office and library equipment. Has frequent contact with library patrons, and other library personnel. 

For a full job description or to request an application please send an email to: hinsdalelibraryma@gmail.com

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Committee and Commission Openings (subject to change)

 

Board of Assessors (2 openings)

Conservation Commission (2 openings)

Finance Committee - (2 openings)

If you are interested in an opening, you should:

 

  • Attend the next scheduled committee meeting posted on the Town's website under the specific committee page of Agenda and Minutes.

  • Send an email or letter of interest to the committee expressing your interest in the opening. Provide your complete name, address, telephone, and email address in your letter of interest. All committee email addresses can be found on the Town's website under the heading Contacts.  

Then, 

  • The committee chair will contact you for an interview with the committee and then will forward the committee's recommendation for an appointment by the Select Board. 

  • The Select Board makes all final decisions and committee appointments and will contact you with specific information before the next Select Board meeting.

If you other questions or do not hear back from the specific Committee Chair, contact Lynne Baumgartner, Administrative Assistant to the Select Board at Select.Board@hinsdalema.gov or 413-655-2300, x345.

US Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Statement

 

Rural Development Guidance for the
Utilization of the USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Full Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).  Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

     Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

     To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form AD-3027, found online at:

      http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail:  US Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

       1400 Independence Avenue, SW

       Washington, DC20250-9410;

  1.  Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

  2.  Email:  program.intake@usda.gov

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

 

When/Where to use the Full Statement? 
The full USDA Nondiscrimination Statement must be posted in all RD offices in public view. Additionally, the full statement must be included on all materials produced by RD for public information, public education or public dissemination, unless the size of the material is too small to include the full statement (see Short Nondiscrimination Statement). All RD webpages must include a link to the full statement posted on the USDA homepage.

     Recipients of RD program assistance shall post the full USDA Nondiscrimination Statement in all recipient offices and include, in full, on all print and non-print materials, unless the size of the material is too small to include the full statement (see Short Nondiscrimination Statement).

 

US Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Statement

 

Short Nondiscrimination Statement

  USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Where appropriate, a recipient may state:

      “This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”