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Community Action Team Volunteer

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested

Community Action Team ( CAT )- A group of local individuals (like you!) with a vested interest in economic development, literacy, and a passion for children!

The CAT is responsible for three main tasks: Public Relations, Registrations, & Fundraising Opportunities in its own community. Each CAT differs in composition in every county but as a rule, five to ten members make up the core. Naturally, the more diverse the CAT , the more successful getting the message out, registering children, and gathering support for the program. Ferst Readers is in seven states and has over 100 active teams who are changing the future of their communities one child and one book at a time!

The following communities are looking to grow their teams:

Alabama Counties: Tallapoosa

Georgia Counties: Appling, Baldwin, Barrow, Bibb, Brantley, Brooks, Bulloch, Burke, Butts, Candler, Carroll, Charlton, Chatham, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clay, Clayton, Cobb, Coffee, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp, Dade, Dawson, Dougherty, Douglas, Emanuel, Evans, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Glynn, Grady, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Liberty, Macon, McDuffie, McIntosh, Meriwether, Morgan, Newton, Peach, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Rabun, Rockdale, Schley, Screven, Seminole, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Troup, Twiggs, Union, Upson, Walton, Ware, Washington, Whitfield, Wilkes, and Wilkinson counties.

Florida Counties: Baker, Bradford, Duval, Englewood, Gadsden, Leon, Marion, Nassau, Pinellas, St. Johns, Volusia

Illinois Counties:

Iowa Counties:

Mississippi Counties: Lincoln

Montana Counties: Cascade

South Carolina Counties: Aiken, Charleston

North Carolina Counties: Forsyth

Texas Counties: Dallas, Collin

Virginia Counties: Shenandoah

More opportunities with Ferst Readers

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About Ferst Readers


PO Box 1327, 1140 Monticello Rd, Madison, GA 30650, US

Mission Statement

Ferst Readers mission is to "strengthen communities by providing quality books and literacy resources for children and their families to use at home during the earliest stages of development."


Ferst Readers has two initiatives: Our Read to Me Library & Leap into Books newsletter. The program includes an age appropriate hard cover book with a monthly newsletter containing community resource information along with a book guide specific to the monthly title mailed to the child's home from birth until the age of five.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


PO Box 1327Madison, GA 30650



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • The volunteer Community Action Team's (CAT) time commitment varies depending on the level of activity in their community.
  • If you love the idea of impacting a child's life by instilling a love of reading and changing the future of your community by preparing children with school readiness skills through Ferst Readers, then contact us today!

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