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Friends Of Library

May 28, 2020

The group raises funds for the Grant Brimhall and Newbury Park libraries through a variety of activities.

The available positions are:

The vice president of book sales is responsible for overseeing and scheduling used book sales, coordinating with book sorters and the online book sales volunteers and communicating with the board and publicity team.

This is an ideal volunteer position for someone who loves books, enjoys people and likes to use their creativity.

The publicity coordinator is responsible for posting relevant content to Facebook two to three times a week, and for filing occasional press releases.

Additional opportunities for writing are available for interested applicants. Most work can be done from home.

The ideal applicant will be familiar with Facebook, enjoy writing and be willing to post regularly.

The treasurer is responsible for collecting and disbursing the organization’s funds and keeping financial records, both year-toyear and for monthly distribution to the board.

Familiarity with basic accounting principles is essential; proficiency with QuickBooks is preferred.

Most work can be done from home. The ideal volunteer is someone who is detail oriented and enjoys working with numbers.

Training is available for all volunteer positions.

Hours are self-directed and flexible.

Board meetings are held on a monthly basis at the Thousand Oaks Library.

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