Community Resource Hub

Community Resource Hub

Welcome to the Community Resource Hub! We’re so glad you’re here. This site is your one-stop spot for all things volunteering with Room to Read. It’s our hope that these resources support you and save you time as you serve. Bookmark this page and get to know it. If you find that there is a resource that would be helpful but does not exist, please let us know at

If you are new to volunteering with Room to Read within the last six months, this area is for you! These resources will help you as you encourage your community to: 

  • GIVE to Room to Read,
  • SHARE about Room to Read with their own networks, or
  • VOLUNTEER for Room to Read themselves.

Resources for New Volunteers

This Volunteer Guidebook contains everything to get you started as a Room to Read volunteer. Our volunteer program has structure, but there's also a great deal of freedom to support Room to Read in the ways that work best for your time, your skills, and your community. 

Volunteer guidebook

As you're beginning your first year of volunteering, you'll want to develop your six-month plan. Use the link below to create a plan that works for you and your community. 

In January (or when it makes sense after you've onboarded), you'll want to look at the year ahead and create an Annual Plan. This will help you see your year in one place and enable you to be strategic about your efforts. 

Six-Month Action Plan

Annual Plan

Our Volunteer Position Description helps to define roles and responsibilities. It outlines what Room to Read expects of volunteers and what volunteers can expect from Room to Read. 


volunteer position description 


Through your service, you are a part of equipping students around the world to change their futures. As you share in your local community about Room to Read, you’re expanding the network of supporters who believe that we can create a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality.