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Volunteer Opportunities

We have the following volunteer opportunities available. For more information, please complete the “Contact Us” form at the bottom of this page or email info@philareads.org. Please state the opportunity of interest and the best way to reach you.

Jacoby Book Bank at Philadelphia READS – Individuals or groups of volunteers are always needed to assist in the preparation of books to be placed on shelves. This process includes labeling, sorting, and categorizing books appropriately. Student, collegiate, and professional groups are all invited. Each volunteer session must be at least 2 hours in length due to the volume of work and the associated learning “curve.” The Book Bank is open on Mondays and Wednesday from 2:30-6:00 p.m.


Internship Opportunities

We have the following opportunities available. For more information, please complete the “Contact Us” form or email us at info@philareads.org. Please state the opportunity of interest and the best way to reach you.

Non-profit Internship – We are looking for a current college student or recent graduate who is interested in learning more about non-profit work. This intern will be responsible for 25% project management, 25% development, 25% data entry and analysis, and 25% marketing and public relations. This is a part-time position averaging around 10-15 hours a week. This is a volunteer opportunity and not eligible for college accreditations. Philadelphia READS has one intern position available per academic term. Please send your resume and cover letter by the deadlines listed below.

Summer 2018: due April 1, 2018
Fall 2018: due June 1, 2018
Spring 2019: due November 1, 2019

Don’t see what you’d like to do? Have a skill you think we could use?

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