My Home Library Build Event
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
Various Locations, Dates, and Times
Please join us as we help students build their home libraries! The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation will be going to economically disadvantaged and hurricane impacted schools in and around Houston to host My Home Library Build Event, which is like a book fair. Volunteer roles will include set up, helping students select books, and many other opportunities.
Kid's Reading Room
Varies by Location
Do you enjoy spending time reading with elementary children? Volunteers will be reading with our students in underprivileged Spring Branch apartment communities. We promote literacy and instill the love of reading by setting up libraries in apartments and by reading with students. Reading is made FUN! The Kids' Reading Room is located in 5 apartment communities.
1. Previous experience in tutoring / mentoring / education is not a requirement but a plus.
2. A background check is required to complete on your first day of attendance. A $16 donation to process is encouraged.
3. Complete orientation training on your first day of volunteering
Book Festival Volunteer
9:30AM - 5:00PM
Twenty-five authors, one great day! The 7th annual TWEENS Read Book Festival is an event created for students in grades 5-8 to celebrate and promote reading by connecting with authors. This year’s festival will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Various volunteer opportunities for adults and students. Click the button below to view available volunteer shifts.
Center for Hearing and Speech
06/28/2017 - 09/27/2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
We are looking for a weekly volunteer fluent in Spanish and English to help translate client calls for our Education Liaison.This translator will provide critical information to the parents of our clients about the programs we offer as well as resources at their local neighborhood school.
Book Buddies Reader at Atascocita Library
Harris County Public Library
09/12/2017 - 11/14/2017
Adult volunteers are needed to share the joy of reading with a young child. Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.
The next session will run from September to November 2017 at Atascocita Library. You will meet once a week on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:15 PM to read with your Little Buddy.
You must be 18 years of age or older. If interested, please apply here:
Become a Big Buddy and make a difference in a child's life!