Volunteer Sought for Position of Society Librarian

The Fontaine Maury Society is seeking a new volunteer to serve as librarian for the Society. This involves maintaining a stock of 35 items (mostly photocopies of books, CD versions, Society T-shirts, and a few other items) that the Society sells.

Most sales are via mail; others are via email. On average we have about 54 individual orders a year, about half at our annual meeting weekends. The librarian also receives periodic genealogical questions via email which prompts consulting the library materials to answer them.

The new librarian will have no out-of-pocket expenses as all expenses are paid using a provided debit card. The position is not term-limited; the new librarian would remain in the position as long as they wish.

Ideal candidates should be able to regularly attend the annual meeting each year, because the materials enrich the weekend gathering and promotes sales that help underwrite Society activities, to make donations to historical places that host us during our annual meeting weekends and to keep annual meeting costs for attendees as low as possible.

Our outgoing librarian has held the position for 22 years, will remain an active member of the Society, and will be able to assist the new librarian in the transition.

If you are interested, please contact our Society president at the contact information in the attached recruitment notice combined with librarian job description.

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