Tag Archives: Volunteering

How A Few Helpful People CAN Change Children’s Lives

My Experience Volunteering with Behind the Book by BtB Intern Dionne Crick Growing up with two wonderful parents who are both so passionate about learning and reading was the start of my love affair with books. To have had the privilege of volunteering with an organization that encourages a love of reading is phenomenal. I’m […]

Calling Young Readers: BtB Read-A-Thon Needs You!

  This semester we’re excited to launch Behind the Book’s Read-A-Thon – our new fundraising project designed for kids. By hosting a BtB Read-A-Thon, your young readers will be able to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students in underserved neighborhoods in NYC and help us grow our community of lifelong readers – just […]

The Joy of Volunteering

By Emily Rosenberg “Nothing is more fulfilling than looking across a classroom and seeing every hand raised in excitement,” says Ali Maher Barclay, a Behind the Book volunteer who put in more than 17 hours to help make last school year’s classroom programs a success. Ali worked with kindergartners as they created public service posters […]

March Volunteer Opportunities

When you join the Behind the Book team, you will have the opportunity to work in a flexible, fun, creative and innovative work environment. Share your passion for literacy, kids and making a difference. This month, we have the following volunteer opportunities. No experience is necessary. If you haven’t worked with us before fill out […]

Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Behind the Book is seeking volunteers to design and format new student books! Each book takes about 15 hours of time for a designer, spread over two or three weeks. We’re nearing the end of the school year, so in order to leave sufficient time for printing we are looking for someone to start right away. This opportunity […]