Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Tree House Books! We are excited to meet you.  Listed below are ways you can be involved.  Fill out the Volunteer Application below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. Please note that all Tree House Books Volunteers must have the updated clearances necessary to work with children (Fingerprints, Child Abuse, Criminal Background Check). If you need further support with your clearances, click here for a step by step guide to what you need. 

Volunteer Librarian[Weekdays. 10 to 6] Work in our volunteer-staffed giving library by organizing, inventorying, and packaging book donations. Regularly interact with people of our community and help them find books and suggest them too! Become a part of thousands of books going out into the community! Click here to apply.

Literacy Coach: [Mondays-Thursdays. 2:30-­6:30. Commitment: 1 or 2 days/week] Become a mentor and guide at Tree House Books' Book camp by connecting students to the world of books, texts, and words, ages 0-17. Literacy Coaches should have prior tutoring experience or experience with children and be motivated to read, learn, and grow with our community. They are a vital part of the success of our literacy programming, so should be dedicated to education and literacy issues in the city of Philadelphia. Click here to apply.

Read with Me Volunteer: [Tuesdays. 10-12] Read with Me provides new and expecting parents and guardians with the time, space and materials to read with the youngest members of our community. A Read with Me volunteer would be charged with facilitating mini-lessons, discussions, and reading time for the young ones and their families. Click here to apply.

Visit to the Tree House Captain: [Fridays. 10-12, or as Needed] Visits to the Tree House provides classrooms and summer camps the opportunity to join us for an Interactive story-time and a selection of Free Books! Visits to the Tree House Captains should be ready to lead story-time to our visiting guests and help with Book Selection. Click here to apply. 

Marketing Intern: [Weekdays. 10-15+ Hours Per Week. Unpaid.] Interested in marketing, public relations, social media, or event planning?  Help Tree House books grow by being an important part of our behind the scenes work! Click here for the job description. Please email jessica@treehousebooks.org with a resume and cover letter to apply. 

Words on Wheels Coordinator: [Weekdays. 10-15+ Hours Per Week.Unpaid.] Support Tree House Books in the organization of our coolest Summer Program: Words on Wheels! For the past three years, we have been delivering books to the doorsteps of North Philadelphians. Help us organize, coordinate, and carry out book deliveries this year! Click here for the job description. Please email jessica@treehousebooks.org with a resume and cover letter to apply. 

Life with Books Event Volunteer: [Weekdays. 3 Hours per Month] We are currently planning our Life with Books fundraiser for early-mid November and we need your help!  In order to have the most successful event, we ask our members to:  Attend one committee meeting per month, and assist or lead with the following tasks:  Party planning, logistics and implementation, including menu selection; meeting vendors and businesses; acquiring corporate sponsors; coordinating volunteers; auction planning, marketing; decor, entertainment, etc. If you are interested, please contact karen@treehousebooks.org for more information.

Database Administrator: [Weekdays. 10-15 Hours per week. Flexible.} Tree House Books is in need of a database administrator with expertise in google docs, excel, and Little Green Light CRM. Responsibilities include collecting and organizing contact information from a variety of sources and compile into a spreadsheet; organize and analyze data; streamline and standardize data for easy sorting; transport data into Little Green Light; create and standardize procedure and train staff/volunteers. If you are interested, please contact karen@treehousebooks.org for more information.


For any other inquires, please email Jessica at Jessica@treehousebooks.org!