Acquisitions Volunteer

Position Summary

Acquisitions is where new Library collections are received and older Library materials are retired.  This position is a general assistance position that might involve a variety of tasks.

Major Responsibilities
• Processing books retired from the collection
• Replacing faded labels
• Cleaning
• Shifting collections
• Other clerical tasks

Time Commitment
• One to two hours per week

• Neatness
• Accuracy and an eye for detail
• Ability to perform repetitive tasks
• Dependability
• Organizational skills
• Manual dexterity

Training and Support
• Orientation and training will be provided.

Benefits of Volunteering as an Acquisitions Volunteer
• It’s fun to see all the new materials in a behind-the-scenes setting.
• You will work closely with a variety of Library staff.

Volunteer Application (PDF)

Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement (PDF)