Committee Volunteer Form

Volunteering

  • You have to be a member of ALA and GLBTRT to volunteer
  • Use the ALA Committee Volunteer Form to volunteer for committees that interest you
  • Visit the Committees pages to learn more about each committee:
    • Log in to the site (top right link) to see contact information (refresh the page to see contact information)
    • Contact committee chairs with questions about committee work

Process

  • You can apply anytime that the ALA GLBTRT Volunteer System is open:
    • Over the Rainbow Book List Committee, Rainbow Project Committee, and Stonewall Book Award Committee applications are generally accepted August 1 to October 1.
    • All other GLBTRT Committees are considered between October 1 and June 30.
  • The chair and chair-elect of the GLBTRT make appointments:
    • Contact them with any questions about the process
    • Log in to the site (top right link) to see contact information (refresh the page to see contact information)

Keep in Mind that . . .

  • Committee members serve two year terms
  • Committee chairs serve one year terms
  • Committee appointments typically start and end July 1 annually
  • Functional committees may have room for volunteers at anytime:
    • Ad hoc Committees
    • Bylaws Committee
    • External Relations Committee
    • Fund Raising Committee
    • Membership Promotion Committee
    • News Committee
    • Program Planning Committee
    • Web Committee
  • Over the Rainbow Book List Committee, Rainbow Book List Committee, and Stonewall Book Award Committee appointments are made in the fall and appointments start and end Feb 1 annually

 

 

 


Last updated March 2017