Volunteer With Oswego Bookmobile
Oswego Bookmobile welcomes volunteers of all ages and abilities for short, medium, and long-term opportunities. You can help at a special event, work on a project or serve on a committee or the Board of Directors.
All administrative and management tasks of Oswego Bookmobile are conducted by our dedicated volunteer team. Get involved today!
If you are interested in joining our volunteer team and would like more information on opportunities with Oswego Bookmobile, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Events Committee
Chairpersons: Katelyn Caza & Janet Hutcheson
Creates, plans, staffs and manages special event activities such as appearances at special events, raffles, pancake breakfasts, restaurant fundraisers, etc.
Chairpersons: Kathy Mantaro & Hope Mazuroski
Develops the seven week summer program: weekly themes, weekly STEAM activities, coordinate with OPL staff.
Chairpersons: Susan McBrearty & Jeanne Rotunno
Maintain Best Practices in financial managment and record keeping. Identify available grant opportunities: write grant proposals, meet application and reporting deadlines. Create annual fundraising plan, etc. as well as organizing the annual mail campaign.
Donor Recognition Committee
Chairperson: Alice Barry
Identifies meaningful ways to recognise our donors for their contributions to Driving Books Home-Oswego Bookmobile. Organizes and executes biannual recognition campaigns.
Chairperson: Susan McBrearty
Schedule inspections and renew registration. Schedule spring and fall clean-ups and secure winter storage. Coordinate with OCSD Transportation on maintenance and summer storage.
Chairperson: Bonnie Perfetti
Network with area school librarians and teachers to populate popular titles wishlists.
Attend book warehouse sales, organize book storage space, sort donated used books. Maintain online wish lists at the river’s end bookstore and Amazon.
Student Advisory Council
The Student Advisory Council is open to Middle and High School students. The Student Advisory Council visits the bookmobile during programming, volunteers in the program and evaluates the program. They submit their review of bookmobile culture, activities, and selection to the Board of Directors, and makes recommendations to improve program delivery.