Magazine Maintainer

Time Commitment

1 hour, weekly


Every library has a magazine collection which changes continually. This volunteer would assist the library staff in maintaining this collection in an orderly and up-to-date manner.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurately reshelves all returned magazines
  • Systematically checks entire collection for correct chronological order
  • Under the direction of the library staff, periodically removes dated materials and deselects from the automated catalog (will train)

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to push, bend, stretch and lift
  • Ability to arrange materials in chronological and alphabetical order
  • Ability to work congenially with staff, patrons, and other volunteers