Are you looking to Volunteer at Children’s Literacy Network? Read below to find out ways you can help! If you are interested please fill out our contact form on the Sign up Here page.


Staying In Closer Touch often needs more volunteers to work with incarcerated parents, burn CD’s, package and/or mail books and CD’s to the children.

Mothers and Babies often needs people to help prepare packets with information on the value of reading.

Summer Book Program needs volunteers to help children pick out books to keep at the Mitchell Elementary end of the year book giveaway and during neighborhood visits with our bookmobile throughout the summer.

Others Ways Volunteers Can Help

There are many ways you can contribute your time and skills to Children’s Literacy Network.

On the Computer

  • Design work
  • Social media (blogs, web posts)
  • Data entry
  • Burning audio recordings
  • PowerPoint
  • Videography
  • IT support

In the Office

  • Affixing labels to books
  • Shelving books
  • Filing
  • Making copies
  • Preparing mailings
  • Scheduling volunteers
  • Inventory and ordering supplies
  • Making book packets
  • Editing
  • Marketing

Out in the Community

  • Making book deliveries
  • Reading to children at the WIC clinic in Ypsilanti
  • Assisting CLN at literacy-related events
  • Organizing a book drive
  • Representing CLN at speaking engagements
  • Photographing events, kids & parents, volunteers

Help Needed

If you are interested in helping us, please fill out our volunteer form.