Current Volunteer Opportunities (Last Updated 4/19)
We always have fun and rewarding Volunteer Opportunites!
Our big community-wide fundraiser is called "Lights on for the Library." A specific evening will be chosen in September to go door to door to residents who leave their front light on, and collect money for the Library.
The Intern would be responsible for:
Hours will be approximately 10 hours a week for 8 weeks beginning mid-July through the night of the event in September. To be done for College Credit. FMI call Cari Quater, Campaign Coordinator at 207-384-2958.
Friends of the South Berwick Library meets on the first Tuesday of most months, 6:30 pm, in the conference room at the back of the South Berwick Medical Services building (use parking lot entrance). There are many ways for volunteers to get involved with the Friends. Find out more by contacting Patti Mitchem, President, Friends of the South Berwick Library or emai:
Work with us to further our mission:
Library Without Walls: working to raise awareness of our library and its resources by going out into the community, working with other organizations on events, projects, activities.
Capital Campaign: a new library building requires fundraising! Your enthusiasm and dedication to the project are valuable assets to fundraising.
Public Awareness: Spread the word out about our activities and projects.
Events: Large and small.
Volunteer for our regular fundraising activities:
Book Sale: held the second Saturday in May
Strawberry Festival booth: the 4th Saturday in June
Bake Sales: November Election and sometimes at the 2nd Tuesday in June balloting. Make phone calls, bake, staff the table.
Organizational help: There are many details to be attended to which can be done from your home. Like to make phone calls? Have good computer skills? Graphic design? All sorts of things.
Website: The Friends website is easily used, and doesn't require special skills to add information. Our website will be a valuable tool and resource as we work to get a new library building and a volunteer is needed to help with this.
Officers: We are very much in need of people to share the responsibility of guiding the Friends.