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312 Sutter StreetSuite 500San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA 94108
The Book Club of California



The Book Club of California is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and preserving the book arts, as well as the history and literature of the West. We seek an amiable, focused, and professional Membership & Operations Volunteer to support the club’s membership activities and day-to-day operations through assistance with administrative tasks and member-oriented projects. This volunteer will report to the Membership & Operations Director.

This opportunity is ideal for a recent graduate or student looking to gain experience in membership or operations administration.

To apply, please send an email with the subject: "Membership & Operations Volunteer" and include a short introduction, resume, and three references to


Membership & Outreach Services

  • Membership & Outreach Services
  • Prepare and send new member packages and acknowledgement letters
  • Prepare and send new member check-in letters
  • Create and update membership profiles in Salesforce
  • Assist with preparations of membership materials (brochures, renewal letters, statements, acknowledgement letters) for annual renewal campaign
  • Support Membership & Operations Director at new member party
  • Update email database by adding new member emails and removing lapsed members from mailing lists
  • Prepare for membership outreach initiatives, including book fairs, neighborhood outreach, and recruitment mailings
  • If available, assist Membership & Operations Director in representing the BCC at local antiquarian & book arts fair

Administration & Operations

  • Add new emails from guest book to MailChimp database after each club event
  • Fulfill bookshop sales by packaging and shipping book/keepsake/broadside orders
  • Maintain office files by ensuring proper organization and (with Membership & Operation Director’s supervision) culling aging paperwork to shred or move offsite
  • Manage office and hospitality supplies, including reordering when necessary
  • Assist with maintaining and organizing store room and physical inventory
  • Perform occasional general upkeep of club rooms



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Superb oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, flexible attitude
  • Commitment to excellence and high personal standards of integrity
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and sit for long periods of time


  • Prior work/volunteering experience in an administrative and/or customer service oriented position
  • Strong interest in history, literature, and the art of the book
  • Prior experience with a membership organization

Training will be provided to the volunteer as needed on a project basis. No orientation is necessary to begin volunteering in this position.

3-4 hours a week
*Please note we are open during weekdays only, 10:00am-5:00pm


This is a volunteer position and is not eligible for monetary compensation. The volunteer will receive a complimentary membership equivalent with the Student Membership after volunteering once per week for three-months. The membership will remain active for as long as the volunteer continues in the Membership & Operations volunteer position.


  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Min. 5 hours per week
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and sit for long periods of time

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