Below are descriptions of the volunteer jobs available during our twice yearly sales. The Sale shifts are two and three-quarter hours long.
To be a Pricer, you are required to attend a training session.
To be a Cashier, you need to have volunteered at the book sale for at least 30 hours and are required to attend a training session.
Please call 272-2223 or email us for further information.
The greeter meets customers at the door, provides them with a map and shopping bag and keeps track of how many people attend the Sale.
The person sitting at the Information Booth helps customers locate the section where they are most likely to find the books they are looking for and arranges for any books not purchased to be returned to the proper shelves.
The Floater takes books from the Info Booth and returns them to the appropriate section, answers patrons’ questions, and helps to straighten up shelves in sections where there has been a great deal of activity.
A Pricer determines the appropriate price category for each item and totals the number of items in each category. This information in entered on a tally sheet which is taken to the cashier. This job requires a 30-minute training session prior to the sale or viewing the training video online. (Click here for information.)
A Cashier enters the information from the pricer’s tally sheet into the cash register to determine the amount of money a patron owes. They also operate a credit card machine if the patron is using a credit card. A Cashier must be an established volunteer (have worked at the book sale for at least 30 hours), be OK’d by the Sale Coordinator, and attend a 45-minute training session. (Click here for information.)