How You Can Help - Washoe County

Volunteer Opportunities

Book Preparation

Book preparation events are held regularly. Preparing thousands of books per month is a task that can only be accomplished with the help of dedicated volunteers.

Breakfast/Snack Time with Books℠

Extra hands are needed for our Breakfast/Snack Time with Books℠ programs, which are held monthly at our adopted schools.

Special Events

Special Events require limited time commitments from volunteers to ensure that each event is a smashing success.

Book Preparation

Preparing thousands of books a month means a lot of hands on deck! Please join us by registering below.

Register to Help Prepare Books

Individual Volunteers

Individual Volunteer? Please click below.

Group Volunteers

Group Leader? Please click below.Apply

Schedule a Book Preparation Today!


Applied as an individual volunteer? Check out how to attend a book prep
How to Attend a Book Prep


Applied as a group leader? Email MacKenzie Cortez or call MacKenzie at 775-507-7007

Breakfast/Snack Time with Booksâ„ 

Spread the Word Nevada℠ visits our adopted schools each month for our Breakfast/Snack Time with Books℠ program. Volunteers are needed to assist the facilitators.

Help Out with Breakfast/Snack Time with Booksâ„ 

This volunteer opportunity will require you to travel to a school and help our facilitator with things like overseeing participant sign in, collecting reading logs, overseeing book distribution, and cleaning up. If you are interested in helping with Breakfast/Snack Time with Books℠, please email MacKenzie Cortez or call 775-507-7007.

Special Events

Interested in helping at one of our many community events? Contact MacKenzie Cortez, Program Manager.