Volunteering and Career Opportunities

Do you love reading? Do you enjoy reading to children? Are you interested in making a difference within your community? Does the thought of spending quality time in a library appeal to you? If you answered yes to any of these then we would love to get to know you!

What do you gain from this? Good question! You’ll be making an impact in a child’s life by helping them to navigate the early stages of reading, you’ll have access to a wide variety of books.


To qualify for our volunteer positions:

  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • You must be enrolled in school or a recent graduate
  • You must be proficient in English
  • You must be able to dedicate a minimum of 5 hours a week to volunteering activities
  • For minors, written and verbal parental consent is required
  • For adults, professional and/or academic references are required.

Ready to sign up? We know your time is valuable, so it only takes a minute or two to fill out one of our forms.

Career Opportunities

Available job openings:

Pick-A-Book Initiative is looking for a Community Resource Coordinator who will act as a point person in the implementation of small-scale projects organized by the organization within targeted communities. The Community Resource Coordinator will also be responsible for implementing different activities as directed by Pick-A-Book organization including but not limited to, visiting schools selected by the Directors to enroll beneficiaries in. The Community Resource Coordinator will serve as an intermediary between the organization and its beneficiaries.


– Must be at least 18 years of age
– Bachelor’s degree
– Strong verbal and written communication skills
– Punctual and professional
– Excellent time-management and organizational skills

– Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


– Act as a liaison between Pick-A-Book and its beneficiaries
– Act as a liaison between Pick-A-Book and partner schools
– Write up reports after visits with partner schools
– Prepare regular progress reports and presentations
– Collate and maintain data on partner schools and beneficiaries

– Quarterly visits to partner schools and beneficiaries


– Travel costs reimbursed
– Monthly stipend

To apply, send resume to info@pickabook.org