Junior Friends

Volunteer Guidelines

Junior Friends is a teen volunteer group at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library.

Membership

In order to become a member, you must complete the application. You can download an application here, at the Reference Desk or at one of the club meetings.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday in the Friends Room at 4:00 pm. For details, call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.

Hours

Volunteers are in charge of keeping track of their own hours. Volunteers may use hours from Junior Friends related services for other clubs, but teens are responsible for reporting and monitoring their hours.

Absences

Volunteers may be excused from meetings or an event as long as they give the Teen Librarian or Secretary ample notice. 

Requirements

To remain active in the club, volunteers must complete the following:

  • At least three hours per month
  • Two functions per year
  • No more than five absences from meetings

For more information about requirements, download the Junior Friends Bylaws.  

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Junior Friends Board Member Positions

The Junior Friends is guided by a peer group known as the Junior Friends Board. Teens can nominate or run for a board member position every year to gain leadership experience. 

The following positions make up the Junior Friends Board:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Publicity Chairperson
  • Historian

A complete list of board position descriptions can be downloaded here.

Elections run at the start of the end of the school year in May.