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Fall 2017 Jonquil Festival Book Sale Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday October 28, 2017

All work is light duty unless otherwise noted. Interested volunteers please send e-mail to sign up.

Shift Time
Volunteer Opportunities
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Movers (8 volunteers) - Medium to Strenuous Duty Work - Assemble in front of the Community Center in the selling area. Raise tents, move boxes of books from Library Storage Area and/or Community Center Basement to the selling area, move tables from Library Storage Area, move boxes of books and rolling carts from library, place book boxes on tables. CRITICAL NEED

Cashier (1 volunteer) - Monitor books while setup staff is away from selling area, accept payments from early bird shoppers, negotiate discounts with book dealers who arrive early and desire to buy in bulk. Help the Book Organizers/Marketers once the 10 AM cashiers arrive.

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Book Organizers/Marketers (6 volunteers) - Organize books in boxes as they are delivered to the selling area, face spine up, organize by author and genre so they are organzied in an appealing presentation to shoppers. CRITICAL NEED
10 AM to 12 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended.

General Setup Help (3 volunteers) - Support earlier setup volunteers as needed until setup is completed. Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Greet shoppers and answer questions.

12 PM to 2 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended.

Book Organizers (3 volunteers) - Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or genre. Break down empty boxes. Greet shoppers and answer questions.

2 PM to 4 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended.

Book Organizers (3 volunteers) - Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or genre. Break down empty boxes. Greet shoppers and answer questions.

4 PM to 6 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, bag-up sold books for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library and Friends of Smyrna Library non-profit organization that supports it. Each cashier is to count all cash times at the start and end of each shift.

Book Organizers (3 volunteers) - Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or category where possible. Break down empty boxes. Cover books beginning at 5:30 with plastic tarps and box lids to protect from overnight dew.

Sunday October 29, 2017

All work is light duty unless otherwise noted. Interested volunteers please send e-mail to sign up.

Shift Time
Volunteer Opportunities
11:45 AM to 2:00 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended.

Book Organizers (4 volunteers) - Uncover books from Saturday shut down and organize on tables. Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or genre. Break down empty boxes. Greet shoppers and answer questions.

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Cashiers (3 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended.

Book Organizers (3 volunteers) - Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or category where possible. Break down empty boxes. Identify best books for next book sale. Mark down other books for future special discount pricing.

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Cashiers (2 volunteers) - Accept payments, put sold books in bags for customers and solicit memberships for The Friends of Smyrna Library. Educate shoppers on the award-winning Smyrna Public Library. Each cashier is to count all cash at the start and end of each shift and all counts must match. 2 cashiers must monitor cash box at all times so it is never unattended. Count final proceeds three times independently and sign-off on deposit before bank deposit bag is sealed.

Book Organizers (2 volunteers) - Consolidate book boxes as the inventory is sold. Organize books by author or category where possible. Break down empty boxes. Identify best books for next book sale. Mark down other books for future special discount pricing. Help shut down book sale at 4:30 PM.

Movers (4 volunteers) - Strenuous Duty Work - Shut down book sale at 4:30 PM. Move boxes of books, rolling carts & tables to Library Storage Area. Clean up sale area and break down boxes for recycling. CRITICAL NEED

 

 

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