Volunteer Job Descriptions:

Special Project Volunteer: Special project volunteers would be responsible for working on ongoing projects as needed. Hours and responsibilities will vary depending on the project.

Children’s Relabeling Project Volunteer: Children’s relabeling project volunteers will be responsible for typing and printing new labels for books in the children’s department, affixing the labels, and securing the labels in place. Once training has taken place, volunteers will have the flexibility to work on this project during the operating hours of the library that best fit with their schedule.

Interlibrary Loan Volunteer: Interlibrary loan volunteers are responsible for locating and pulling from the shelves books and other materials requested by patrons at other libraries in our network. Currently Interlibrary loan volunteers are needed on Saturdays and should be available to volunteer for approximately 1 hour per Saturday September-June any time between 10am-2pm.

Library Straightener: Library straighteners are responsible for doing walk-throughs of the Millis Public Library to straighten shelves, pick up stray books and toys, dispose of left-behind trash, as well as doing periodic shelf dusting. Volunteers must be able to bend down to pick objects up off the floor. Straighteners are needed any time between 12-2pm Tuesday-Friday. Volunteers are welcome to pick one or more days of interest.

Door-Stop Delivery Volunteer: Door-stop Delivery volunteers are partnered with a homebound patron in the community to provide them access to library materials. Volunteers are responsible for picking up pre-packed bags of materials for homebound patrons, delivering the bag to the home of the individual, and returning previously dropped off bags of the material to the library. Days and times of pick ups and drop offs will vary, and will depend on the schedule of the volunteer and the patrons to whom they are delivering materials.