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Volunteer

Welcome!  Thank you for your interest in our volunteer opportunities!

We believe in the power of a community library to change lives.  Join us! 

We post available positions as we have openings and when new opportunities are developed.  Keep checking back for new chances to join our committed group of library volunteers!

If you wish to ask a question or learn more about volunteering at the Aloha Community Library, please email Terri Palmer, Library Director, at volunteer@alohalibrary.org.

Current Opportunities:

Fundraising & Development

Coordinate fundraising efforts to raise funds to support general operations

Responsibilities/Priorities:

-Coordinate/lead fundraising events

-Develop & implement plan for outreach & marketing

-Recruit volunteers to assist with efforts

Desired skills: Professional experience in Fundraising efforts

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per month, will vary during events

Duration: Now through Summer of 2016

 

 

Book Sale Coordinators

Lead a team of volunteers to set up, market, and staff ACLA’s next book sale in September 2015.

Responsibilities:

-Oversee sale set up

-Supervise volunteer staff during set up and on sale days

-Assist library staff with sale marketing (flier distribution, online posting)

Desired skills: Detail-oriented, people-oriented, positive attitude, experience in book sale coordination is a plus, but not required.

Time commitment: July and August 2015 (2-4 hours per week); September 2015 (2-10 hours per week leading up to the sale)

Duration: July through September 2015

 

 

No-Show Event Volunteer Needs: Non-event planners, we need you!  A non-event is the best of all worlds – there is less to organize, no menu to choose, and we still earn much needed funds for the library!

        Graphic Designer:  Create a visually dynamic invitation

          Time Commitment:  5 hours

          Duration: final project completed by 5/20/15

 

        Copywriter / Marketing: Help refine text for invitation (1st draft has been created) and

create marketing posts (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)

          Time Commitment:  5 hours

          Duration:  Text for invitation due by 5/15, Facebook due by 6/1

 

        Admin support: Compile mailing list & prepare mailing (create labels & stamp invites)

          Time Commitment:  8 hours

          Duration:  Invite mail date is 5/29.

 

        Procurement: Help procure postage stamps and a printer willing to sponsor the mailing

          Time Commitment:  8 hours

          Duration:  Invite print date is 5/22.

 

 

Donor Appreciation Event Planners: We want to throw a party!!  We are planning an event to be held in June to acknowledge those who have generously donated funds that allow us to continue offering library services to our community.  Entertainment, menu, decorations!  If these words pique your interest, then please contact us by May 20th for more details.  Anticipated volunteer hour commitment is approximately 10 hours between May 20th and June 30th.