Book Drive Volunteer Opportunity!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5111 Santa Fe Street, Suite 219San Diego, CA 92109


We are in need of hosting one-time or weekly book drives in the community as a way to collect new and used books and then redistribute them in form of Lending Libraries to our school partners sites and organizations serving at-risk and/or low-income population all over San Diego County.

Volunteers will be conducting the following tasks:

Secure a venue for the book drive.

* Assist with flyer development and distribute to promote book drive

* Recruit volunteers to assist with collection the day of the book drive

* Count the number of books collected

* Arrange to deliver books to Words Alive office or to have them picked up if necessary

Words Alive will provide a book drive kit. Our book needs are as follows:

At this time we only accept books that are appropriate ages 0-18.

Unfortunately, Words Alive does not have a way to repurpose the following:

  • Text books
  • Reference books
  • Travel guides
  • Overly worn or damaged books (broken spine, torn pages, completed puzzles, etc.)
  • Religious books


  • Event Planning / Management
  • Project Management
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Volunteer Application (if you'd like documented hours)

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