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 Valerie.Aggerbeck@pubdef.state.mn.us 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!

Valerie

  • 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      • Help organize and post historical content to the MALL website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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