Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education

Age Minimum (with Adult):15+, Minimum Age:16+

Kids' Book Festival

Thank you for your interest in making our Kids' Book Fest a huge success!

Volunteers make everything we do possible. Without you we cannot get books back out into the community and HPL resources into new lives!

Duties range between 8 roles and depending on the highest need of the shift and previous volunteer experience with the sales we will ask you to fulfill one of the following roles:
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 • Cashier
 • Selling Concessions 
 • Volunteer Registration and Check-Out
 • Floor Attendant
 • Welcome Attendant
 • Tally Attendant
 • Membership Services and Sign Up
 • Book Valet and Helping Customers to their Car


Physical Limitations: Most duties entail physical activity, including lifting and unpacking boxes of books. If you want to volunteer, but you have physical limitations please email Rose at rose@friendsofhpl.org and she will work to place you in a position that works for you.

Volunteer Perks!: Volunteers will be provided water and snacks, and get to take home 1 book for every 2 hours of service.

Attire: Please wear close-toed shoes and comfortable attire, our book sales are a fun and active way to get involved with the community. Enthusiasm and high-fives welcome!

Parking: There are paid for and free parking options available around The Health Museum, and there is Metro access close to the museum as well. We do not provide parking reimbursement. 

For Friends of HPL volunteers 17 or younger: Please print our volunteer liability release form and have you and your parent or guardian sign it and bring it in with you on your first shift with the Friends of HPL. You can locate the form here.
Special Shifts
Event Set Up: The shift, Friday, September 9 from 5 PM - 7 PM is our receiving and set up day. Wear gloves if you'd prefer and wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. This requires physical activity and lifting. Please note: we are not selling books on Friday evening.

Break Down: The shift Sunday, September 11 from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM is our break down and move out day. Wear gloves if you'd prefer and wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. This requires physical activity and lifting. 
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