Volunteering FAQ

1. Apa itu ‘Volunteer @c2o’?
Sebutan kolektif untuk para pendukung aktif C2O.

2. Bagaimana cara menjadi volunteer?
Daftarkan diri melalui email: volunteer@c2o-library.net atau isi formulir online di:
http://c2o-library.net/about/support/volunteer-internship/

Kami kemudian akan menghubungi Anda untuk sesi perkenalan & orientasi dasar.

3. Kemudian, setelah saya menjadi volunteer?
Peserta yang telah diseleksi kemudian akan dialokasikan pada tugas-tugas yang sesuai dengan minat, kemampuan, dan jadual masing-masing.  Begitu ada tugas yang sesuai, volunteer akan dihubungi oleh volunteer coordinator C2O melalui email.

4. Tugas volunteering apa saja yang tersedia?

Area of interest Deskripsi singkat Occurrence
Media, promotion & publication Aktivitas yang mempromosikan & mempublikasikan layanan dan kegiatan C2O kepada khalayak umum, antara lain dengan memberi ulasan rekomendasi koleksi buku/film, reportase acara, dokumentasi acara, dll. Aktivitas promosional bisa dilakukan di dalam atau di luar venue C2O.
– Penulis
– Fotografer
– Writing
– Photography
– Video & Film
– Translation
– Graphic Design
– Blogging & web updates (preferably WordPress proficient, or at least familiar with Blogger/other blogging platform)
–  Public & media relations
Ad-hoc
Event management & support Volunteers membantu pengelolaan acara skala-besar yang diselenggarakan di C2O.  Tugas antara lain venue helper, dan tugas administratif seperti menjaga meja tamu dan meja penjualan.  Assistance is required in logistics matters and possibly some administrative duties like manning registration desks.

– Cergamboree, festival komik Indonesia-Prancis (kerjasama dengan CCCL).
– Book’s Day Out, Reading the Word & the World – festival buku Tanggal: April
– Eat, Play, Laugh, kids’ fest for all. Tanggal: Juli
– Design It Yourself, seri diskusi santai design. Tanggal: Oktober
– Book launches (ad-hoc, biasanya Sabtu/Minggu)
– Film screening (ad-hoc, biasanya Sabtu/Minggu)

Ad-hoc
Talks / Workshops / Programmes Volunteer diperlukan untuk pelaksanaan program/acara pepustakaan seperti diskusi atau workshop, misalnya sebagai pembicara atau moderator. Ad-hoc
Program Anak & Craft Volunteer membantu pelaksanaan program kegiatan yang mengajar anak-anak kerajinan (craftwork) atau permainan lainnya. Biasanya digabungkan dengan storytelling. Ad-hoc
Membaca & Literasi Volunteer membantu pengelolaan dan/atau fasilitasi program literasi seperti Klab Baca, antara lain untuk logistik, atau moderator Monthly
Administrasi Perpustakaan Volunteer membantu administrasi perpustakaan, antara lain:
– Library catalog
– Archiving
– Circulation
– Book & Document Maintenance
Weekly

4. Apakah setiap volunteering task ini diperlukan setiap saat?
Tidak. C2O akan mengalokasikan tugas sesuai keperluan agenda saat itu.  Beberapa tugas volunteering hanya ada pada bulan-bulan tertentu, dan hanya akan ditawarkan saat dibutuhkan.  Ini contohnya adalah event management, serta kegiatan promosi dan publikasi.

5.  Karena jadual kerja/kuliah/sekolah saya, saya hanya bisa menjadi volunteer untuk periode-periode tertentu.  Apakah saya tetap bisa menjadi volunteer?
Ya.  Tugas-tugas volunteering yang ada bermacam-macam, ada yang berjangka waktu pendek, ada yang berjangka panjang, dan dapat disesuaikan dengan jadual volunteer.  Karena tiap tugas memiliki jadual yang berbeda, volunteer dapat memilih tugas-tugas yang sesuai dengan jadual mereka masing-masing. Jangan khawatir, jadual bisa disesuaikan dengan kegiatan kita semua :)

6. Saya akan pergi dari Surabaya untuk beberapa waktu yang lama. Apakah saya akan kehilangans status Volunteer @C2O saya?
Tidak, Anda tetap akan menjadi bagian dari C2O. Tidak peru pendaftaran ulang, dan catatan record Anda akan tetap ada dalam C2O.  Tapi mohon untuk menginformasikan kami jika akan pergi dari Surabaya untuk beberapa lama, dan apakah Anda masih tetap ingin mendapatkan korespondensi dari kami selama masa absen Anda.

7. Training seperti apa yang akan saya dapatkan dari C2O?
Semua volunteer perlu mengikuti sesi orientasi dasar sebelum memilih tugas volunteering mereka untuk memahami struktur pengelolaan volunteer di C2O.  Jika tugas volunteering yang dipilih memerlukan training, sesi training akan dijadualkan pada volunteer sebelum tugas volunteering mereka.

Pertanyaan & informasi lainnya, hubungi volunteer@c2o-library.net1. What’s ‘Volunteer @c2o’?

It’s the collective term given to volunteers of C2O Library & Collabtive.

2. How can I become a volunteer?

Fill up our online form at http://c2o-library.net/about/support/volunteer-internship/ or email us at volunteer@c2o-library.net

We will soon contact you for a briefing and basic orientation session.

3. Then, what happens after I become a volunteer?

Approved volunteers will receive updates about available volunteering opportunities, which volunteers can select according to their interests, skills and schedules. Once volunteers select their tasks, you are placed on a waiting list. Applicants for the volunteering tasks will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

4. What kind of volunteering tasks are available?

Area of interest Description Occurrence
Media, promotion & publication Activities that promote and disseminate C2O service and activities to the public, for examples by writing book/film reviews from our collection, writing event report, documenting them on photos or videos, etc. Promotional activiites can be undertaken in or outside c2o venues. Specific tasks include:

– Writing
– Photography
– Video & Film
– Translation
– Graphic Design
– Blogging & web updates (preferably WordPress proficient, or at least familiar with Blogger/other blogging platform)
–  Public & media relations

Ad-hoc
Event management & support Volunteers are required to assist in large scale events that C2O organizes. Assistance is required in logistics matters and possibly some administrative duties like manning registration desks.

Our main events are:
– Cergamboree, Indonesia-French comic festival.
– Book’s Day Out, Reading the Word & the World
– Eat, Play, Laugh, kids’ fest for all
– Design It Yourself, casual talk series on design
– Book launches (ad-hoc, usuall Saturday or Sunday)
– Film screening (ad-hoc, usuall Saturday or Sunday)

Ad-hoc
Talks / Workshops / Programmes Volunteers may be sought to assist in the execution of regular library programmes such as talks and workshops. These could possibly be in the roles of talk or workshop hosts or facilitators. Ad-hoc
Children & Craft programmes Activity programmes that teach children how to do simple craft work. This is usually combined with a storytelling feature, with the craft being related to the story being told.Volunteers can either conduct the sessions themselves or assist library staff in the execution of these programmes. Ad-hoc
Reading & Literacy Volunteers are required to assist in the running and/or facilitation of reading and literacy programmes such as bookclubs. Monthly
Library administration Volunteers assist in library administration such as:

– Library catalog
– Archiving
– Circulation
– Book & Document Maintenance

Weekly

4. Are these volunteering tasks required at all times?

No. C2O will place up volunteering tasks that fits with its needs of the moment. Certain volunteering areas of interests are seasonal and as such, will only be offered when the needs arises. These include event management of large scale events, and promotion and publicity activities.

5.  Due to my working schedule, I can only volunteer certain times of the year. Will I still be able to volunteer?

Yes. The volunteering opportunities hosted up on the calendar of events will include both short-term and long-term tasks to suit volunteers with differing schedules. As each task has a definite start and end date, volunteers can opt for the tasks which suit their schedules best to volunteer.

6. I will be away from Surabaya for a period of time. Will I lose my status as a Volunteer@C2O? Will I need to re-register myself again when I return?

No, you will not lose your Volunteer @C2O status. You will also not need to re-register as a volunteer. Your record will remain with the library. However we ask that you do keep us informed if you are going to be absent for a long time, and let us know if you still wish to receive any correspondence from us during your absence.

7. Training seperti apa yang akan saya dapatkan dari C2O?

Semua volunteer perlu mengikuti sesi orientasi dasar sebelum memilih tugas volunteering mereka untuk memahami struktur pengelolaan volunteer di C2O.  Jika tugas volunteering yang dipilih memerlukan training, sesi training akan dijadualkan pada volunteer sebelum tugas volunteering mereka.

Pertanyaan & informasi lainnya, hubungi volunteer@c2o-library.net


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