[Libs-Or] Interships

Nora calloideae at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 13 18:09:18 PST 2011


My apologies, the attachments didn't show up on the last email.  
Descriptions for the 2 internships are below: 



Internship #1: Circulation and Acquisitions

6-9 Hours/Week (hours
can be adjusted to meet college credit)

Will work with both
IOW Directors

Will have the support
of other IOW volunteers to implement your projects




1. Maintain a database of the current collection:

     -Conduct regular
inventory

     -Contact patrons
with late books

     -Check
circulation and request additional copies of popular books

 

2. Input new books into the database:

     -Process new
books: select categories, enter into database, remove from wishlist if
applicable

     -Maintain system
of credit for donations, tax receipts, book plates

     -Will work with
both directors to process donations

 

3. Publisher Acquisitions:

      -Seek out
publisher donation information and submit requests for book donations

 

4. Maintain "Wish Lists" (with Marketing & Outreach Intern)



-Includes seeking community input





 

Internship #2: Marketing and Community Outreach6-9 Hours/Week (hours
can be adjusted to meet college credit)


Will work with both
IOW Directors


Will have the support
of other IOW volunteers to implement your projects
 

1. Marketing & Promotion:

      -Create fliers and materials for around
the community center

      -Create fliers to distribute around town

      -On the website and social networking

      -Other online websites with free
promotion

      -Set up tabling events at literature
related events/conferences

      -Window displays at IOW or other places
if possible

 

2. Create events around the
library and reading/writing/literature:

     -Read + Write-a-thons

     -Events at local bars/cafes/etc

     -Works with Program Director

 

3. Facilitate monthly book
club at the store based on feminist theory/fiction

      -Choose a book and promote the club

      -Have a monthly meeting at the store with
participants

 

4. Solicit community book
donations/monetary donations/patrons for the library

      -Coincides with marketing/promoting the
library

      -Find local business to donate items or
sales % around events

 

5. Maintain "wish
lists" (with Collections &
Acquisitions intern)

-A
list that is maintain in the FCC and online letting people know what books we
are in search of

-Includes
seeking community input

 

About Us:

In
Other Words is a 501(c)(3)  non-profit
organization that operates a Feminist Community Center in North
 Portland.  We house a small
bookstore, resource center, and a free/sliding-scale event and meeting
space.  We are currently in the process
of building a free community lending library that will be opening in July
2011.  These interns will be involved in
the process of building the library with the Store and Library Director,
Program Director, and other In Other Words volunteers as well as planning for
the opening.

 

To Apply:

Send an email to amber at inotherwords.org.




 
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