Montclair Library Friends offers a full range of volunteer opportunities. We are seeking individuals with a wide range of skills, interests and expertise including the following: writing, advocacy, editing, education, marketing, communications, public speaking, graphic design, nonprofit work, Spanish fluency, photography, social media, strategic planning, event planning, and experience with children, teens, seniors, recent immigrants, and/or low-income individuals. You may decide to volunteer one hour / year or 10+hours / week.
- Library Ambassadors
Library Ambassadors lead tours of the library, represent the library at community events, volunteer at library programs, and advocate for the library. We are seeking enthusiastic leaders who use the library and appreciate its importance and are involved in the Montclair community (or want to be).If you are interested in the Library Ambassadors program or another meaningful volunteer experience, please complete the volunteer application or attend a membership meeting.
- Newsletter Editor
Looking for a newsletter editor to produce the Montclair Library Friends’ monthly email newsletter. The Friends is committed to raising awareness of, and expand the services and programs of, Montclair Public Library, Bellevue Avenue Branch, and the virtual library, advocate for the Library, and manage volunteer programs.The ideal candidate would work with the organization’s officers and committee chairs to curate monthly content and write short profiles and news pieces based on the Friends’ activities. The newsletter editor will commission and edit written pieces and photos from other volunteers.The newsletter is emailed to 200+ people per month, and growing.A great opportunity to get involved in the community, get some great clippings, and shape the content and reach of the newsletter. This position is volunteer and takes approximately 5-10 hours per month.
Please email us a brief note about your interest in the position and any relevant writing, editing or social media samples to:montclairlibraryfriends@gmail.