Greeter at The Book Fairies

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The Book Fairies

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The Book Fairies

The Book Fairies is searching for a volunteer Greeter at our warehouse. The Greeter will welcome volunteers as they enter the warehouse and help direct them to the appropriate task. She/he will oversee volunteer sign ins, collect information from those delivering books and direct volunteers who are picking up books to make sure they get the correct book donations. Ideal volunteer is outgoing, organized, comfortable interacting with individuals with special needs and able to do light lifting (not mandatory). Requested hours are one to three days a week on either Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday from 10:00am to 12:30pm.

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About The Book Fairies

Location:

70 North Main Street, Freeport, NY 11520, US

Mission Statement

The Book Fairies is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects reading materials for people in need throughout metropolitan New York. The reading materials foster literacy and academic success, provide a respite from personal struggles, and nurture a love of reading across age groups.

Description

The Book Fairies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that accepts donations of new and gently used books and matches them with libraries, schools, teachers and organizations in need in metropolitan New York that would not otherwise have the means to obtain them. The Book Fairies leverages a large network of volunteer special needs organizations for the collection, organization and distribution of books to local schools, teachers and other organizations in need. Since its founding in 2012, The Book Fairies has donated over 130,000 books to more than 25 school districts and over 100 organizations across Long Island and the greater NY Metropolitan area.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

70 North Main Street**around the back of the building.Freeport, NY 11520

(40.6593,-73.5844)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10am to 12:30pm, between 1 and 3 days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays
  • Ideal volunteer is outgoing, organized, comfortable interacting with individuals with special needs.

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