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Open Books' amazing volunteers help make our programs possible. Be one of them!


Volunteer Priority
Top Priorities

Heads up! We are especially seeking folks to help in the following roles:
More to come!


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Fill out one simple form and you'll be on your way to volunteering! Once you've submitted the form and attended orientation, we'll set you up in the program of your choice. Start here.

Upcoming Orientations

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Orientations take place at our literacy center, located at 213 W. Institute Place, Suite 207.

Upcoming Orientations:

Wednesday 8/27, 6-7 PM

Friday 9/12, 1-2 PM

Wednesday 9/17, 6-7 PM

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Volunteer Opportunities

From weekly Buddies sites to as-needed events, we've got a whole slate of ways for you to make a difference.

Literacy Programs Literacy Programs
Book Programs Book Programs
Group Opps Group Opportunities
Associate Board Associate Board
Internships Internships
Fundraising Fundraising
Microvolunteering Microvolunteering
Events Events


Volunteer Enrichment
Volunteer Enrichment Series

Open Books' Volunteer Enrichment Series offers a variety of events throughout the year for our treasured volunteers. Find out more!

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Volunteer Extras

Resources - Already volunteering with Open Books? Check here for handbooks, helpful links, and more.
Contact - Have a question about volunteering? Let us know at [email protected] or 312.475.1355 x 119.

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