VOLUNTEER

Join our community of volunteers and help us bringing literacy resources to children who need them.

We're currently looking for:

Read Aloud Volunteer

Melbourne – Australia

Be part of our Read Aloud Sessions Program in Melbourne-Australia and motivate children to develop a passion for reading. Our Reading volunteers work with children aged 2 to 6 years, their main duty is to read books to a one-on-one or larger group of children in hospitals, playgroups or child care centres in Victoria. Running learning activities, singing songs and playing games can be part of the reading aloud sessions to stimulate the reading skills in children.

  • Age: 18 +
  • Time commitment: regular commitment is preferred, 2 to 3 hours for at least 8 weeks
  • Runs only during Victoria school terms
  • Most of the playgroups are located in Springvale and Dandenong
  • Working with Children Check is required, if you don’t have one you can apply for free here http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/home/applications/
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Book Driver Volunteer

Melbourne – Australia / Manizales – Colombia / Michigan – USA

As our community reach grows, we increasingly need more books to sustain our programs, particularly our pop-up libraries. You can be a volunteer who is able to run book drives in your local community. This can be done through a school, community club, office or any organization you may be involved and you think may have some pre-loved books that they no longer require. You will receive a Book Drive Guide to organize your book donation.

Books should be:

  • Suitable for 0-5 / 6-10 / 11-14 years old
  • With not torn, ripped or scribble pages
  • With no monsters, witches or scary themes
  • With no religious or strong war themes
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Blog Writer Volunteer

Worldwide

If you have excellent writing with strong attention to spelling and grammar and passionate about education and literacy in the world, you can become a WLF Blog Writer. Write an article every month to be published on our website Blog and inspire people to join our cause.

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