Boost Sustainability in Austin! Help sort books at Recycled Reads!


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Thu Jan 11, 2018 - Sat Dec 01, 2018


Recycled Reads5335 Burnet RoadAustin, TX 78756
Recycled Reads


Recycled Reads is the Austin Public Library's bookstore and sells, re-purposes, or recycles community donations and materials removed from library circulation.

Volunteers assist staff in sorting books and materials for recycling, repurposing, or re-sale. Duties involve working the front desk, unloading boxes, checking for damage, sorting books by subject and value, and shelving books and materials. Volunteers may also assist customers with check out and donations. This position requires volunteers to push cart up to 75lbs; to bend, stoop, and stretch; and handle office equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work is best suited for detail oriented individuals. Previous experience working in retail and warehouse/stocking skills are helpful.

Current Opportunities include:

  • Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm| 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 4 hour shift
  • Thursdays 3pm-7pm| 1 volunteer needed for a weekly 4 hour shift

For information on this opportunity, contact Volunteer Services at or check out other volunteer opportunities at


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Retail / Sales
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Inventory Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hrs per week for a minimum of 6 months

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