Call for Volunteers

10 Jul 2018 2:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Dear MALL members,

MALL is seeking volunteers for a variety of open positions. The positions are described below and vary greatly in terms of time commitment and tasks to be accomplished.

Please email me at if you are interested in chairing or volunteering for any of these committees.

Thank you in advance for your help keeping MALL a vibrant organization!


  • LRI Committee Member

    • Duties

      • Assist LRI Committee Chair in identifying relevant topics and

      • speakers for LRI

      • Coordinate attendance and LRI speakers

      • Plan and publicize the LRI Sessions

    • Time Commitment: 10 hours/month (Winter and Spring)

  • Web Committee

    • Duties

      • Gain knowledge and skill with the functionality of the Wild Apricot 

      • website

      • Organize and update content on the website

      • Implement changes to help make for a more seamless user

      • experience

      • Encourage members to use the site to post news and update

      • their profiles

      • Update the site with the new logo and color scheme

    • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours/week

  • Public Relations/Social Media

    • Duties:

      • Set-up social media accounts using the new MALL logo

      • Post relevant news and photos to these accounts and on the MALL

      • website

      • Contact other law and library-related organizations about representing MALL at their meetings and cross-publicizing
      • Assist with updating public relations pamphlets/content
    • Time Commitment (after initial set-up): 1-2 hours/week

  • Graphic Designer

    • Duties

      • Create logos, letterhead, and other graphics using the new logo

      • Create marketing guidelines for use on the website and other

      • marketing materials

    • Time Commitment: 1 hour/week

  • Archives

    • Duties

      • Help capture and solicit MALL content from members (for various

      • events)

      • Help organize and post historical content to the MALL website

    • Time Commitment: 3 hours/month

  • Government Relations

    • Duties

      • Pass news of any local or federal legislative and governmental

      • happenings that may affect MN law librarians, the resources we

      • use, or the services we provide

      • Send out any relevant events/information via the listserv, the
      • MALL website, and the newsletter
    • Time Commitment: 3-4 hours/month

  • Executive Task Force: Listserv Replacement

    • Description

      • As of November 2018, AALL will no longer be providing free email

      • listserv services to the regional chapters. An alternative must be

      • identified and implemented

    • Chair Duties

      • Organize meetings with task force members and other MALL committee stakeholders to outline needs, identify potential alternative internal communication platforms, and manage the timeline to completion
      • Present alternative platforms to membership at the Fall Meeting along with the committee's recommendation

    • Member Duties

      • Assist in identifying and evaluating alternative internal communication platforms
      • Provide information to the committee regarding features and costs

      • Assist in presenting alternative platforms to the membership

    • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours/week; ends Nov. 2018

  • Recruiting

    • Duties

      • Compile list of law librarian and legal information-related job

      • openings for MN

      • Regularly send out and publish list of open positions via the

      • Listserv, the MALL website, and the newsletter

    • Time commitment: 1-2 hours/week

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