Membership Application

The Laurel House Group is pleased to consider your application for membership. Please fill out and submit the form below to apply.

Prior to completing the application, please carefully read the membership requirements and expectations. Our members have diverse backgrounds and life experiences and all contribute to enriching the volunteering experience.

Connect With Us!

Come by Laurel House and meet some of our Volunteers in action. Members contribute a minimum of 160 hours a year—90% in the Shop assisting customers and 10% in other activities such as creating table displays, providing hospitality for events, and pricing with consignors. In addition, there are opportunities to participate in committees of marketing, technology, patio sales, trip planning, and more.

Consider joining our organization and giving back to the community in a unique way—supporting the lovely grounds and gardens of Marin Art and Garden Center. The Center is open to the public 365 days a year and is free of charge.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

New members in January are required to complete a minimum of 160 hours by December 23, with 144 hours in Laurel House Antiques Shop and 16 hours in other activities.

New members in June are required to complete a minimum of 80 hours by December 23, with 72 hours in Laurel House Antiques Shop and 8 hours in other activities.

Thereafter, the requirement is a minimum of 160 hours of service, a minimum of 144 hours is to be spent in Laurel House per year. It is possible to meet your hours requirement by working a least two days or 12 hours a month in Laurel House.

A NEW MEMBER IS EXPECTED TO:

  • Serve on the January Tea Committee the following year

  • Participate in events sponsored by Laurel House Group

  • Assist in staffing Laurel House by volunteering at least 12 hours monthly

  • Attend our general meetings in January, May, and September

  • Participate in a phone tree to collect information and/or to alert members of upcoming events

  • Be willing to hold office & serve on committees

  • Pay dues promptly ~ $50.00 per year