Give the Gift of Time

NCL Volunteers
National Charity League Capital of Texas Chapter

Volunteers are essential to all aspects of BookSpring programs. From reading aloud to children and families, sorting book donations, and distributing books in our community, we have a volunteer opportunity fit for you! Read these great volunteer testimonials!

Join us for a fun and impactful volunteer experience! Individuals, families (children ages 12 and up), social and civic groups, and corporate groups are welcome.

Step 1:  Complete a New Volunteer Application

To stay in touch, please complete an application. We will capture your contact information, add you to our email list, and keep you updated on ongoing and unique volunteer opportunities. Please note that some positions require criminal background checks, and we cannot accommodate court-mandated community service placements.

Step 2:  Sign Up for Volunteer Opportunities

We use to schedule most of our open assignments. You can go directly to this calendar to pick your preferred dates and times if registered as a volunteer.  Check back often as new opportunities are being added all the time.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers at Wooten Elementary help students choose Summer Success books.
Volunteers help students choose books before summer break
  • Delivery Services: If you have a vehicle and are comfortable picking up and delivering boxes of books, please apply and sign up to find out what opportunities might be coming up to help get books into the hands of program partners.
  • Group Book Sorting and Labeling: Individuals and groups can come to our HQ or Warehouse sort and label books. If you are a group leader, please sign up above, and then you can claim your preferred date in the calendar.
  • Program Event Support:  Work with our community partners to put on Books for Me and BookSpring Days events, or sign up for our public event, BookSpring Fest.  A variety of jobs such as greeting, reading aloud, and special activities are offered.
  • Connecting Generations, Strengthening Communities project: Volunteers (age 55+) are especially encouraged to share their love of reading & storytelling while helping us to engage more families in our community for at least 20 hours of volunteer service. Let us know of your interest through this special Connecting Generations Form.
  • BookSpring Originals Reviewers:  Help out our newest project to enhance our open access digital library by reviewing original submissions of artwork and short stories and flash fiction for children. See more through this link.

Contact us if you have any questions or need specific accommodations at (512) 472-1791 x 105.

Step 3:  Report Your Hours

After completing your assignment, please take our volunteer satisfaction survey here. Also, if you need to report on your service for your company or civic group or want us to keep track, log your hours for our records.

Recording your service hours helps us with funders’ reports
by highlighting your contribution to our mission!

More Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities can change weekly! So, apply, sign up, record your hours, and repeat to help us build our community’s inclusive and diverse reading culture.

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