Volunteer Opportunities for Literacy

Fairview Southdale


Books For Africa

A simple name for an organization with a simple mission. We collect, sort, ship, and distribute books to students of all ages in Africa. Our goal: to end the book famine in Africa.


Carver County Library


Carver County Libraries

Year-round individual volunteer opportunities to shelve books and help with special programs.


Park Nicollet


Common Bond Communities

After school tutors needed for Study Buddies Program and at drop in Homework Centers in Common Bond Communities.


Hennepin County


Hennepin County Libraries

Ridgedale, Minnetonka and Excelsior libraries have year round volunteer opportunities for individuals. Fill out Youth Volunteer Application online and contact individual libraries for current needs.


West Suburban Teen Clinic


Interfaith Outreach Community Partners
Children from low-income families often face extra challenges to learning and doing well in school. IOCP offers Homework Clubs during the academic year at seven apartment neighborhoods in Plymouth. Homework Club connects these youth with volunteer tutors.


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Minnesota Literacy Council

Literacy programs offer many rewarding volunteer opportunities. Additional opportunities may be available depending on changing program needs.


Project Pride in Living



Project Pride for Living

PPL’s wide range of volunteer opportunities lets you share your talents and expertise to strengthen our community. In single day projects or regular involvement in the lives of youth and adults, PPL volunteers help people help themselves.



Reach Out and Read MN
Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. With your help, we can positively impact children’s healthy development.
Read Indeed


Read Indeed

Read Indeed’s mission is to promote literacy by collecting and gifting books to at-risk children.




YMCA - Minnetonka Heights afterschool and summer program

Come be a Homework Helper at Minnetonka Heights in Minnetonka after school or volunteer for our summer program.