Volunteer

If you are looking for a fun, satisfying volunteer experience, join us at Books For Africa's warehouse!

At BFA’s warehouses in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Atlanta, Georgia, volunteers sort and pack books according to category and age level. No heavy lifting is involved. Volunteers should be at least 14 years old Volunteers sorting and packing books at the Books For Africa warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Volunteer in Minnesota!

Books For Africa (St. Paul) has volunteers come to the warehouse for two or more hours on the following days. Interested individuals or groups call (651) 251-8896.

  • Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • First and third Saturdays of every month from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (shifts from 9-11 a.m. or 12-2 p.m.)

Volunteer in Georgia!

Books For Africa (Atlanta) has volunteers come to the warehouse for two or more hours on the following days. Interested individuals or groups of up to 80 people please email jen@booksforafrica.org

  • Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • First and third Saturdays of every month from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (shifts are 9-11 a.m. and 12-2 p.m.)

St. Paul Warehouse Location & Directions:

Books For Africa Warehouse-St. Paul 

635 Prior Ave. N, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55104

View a map showing the location of the BFA warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota.

From East: Take 1-94 W to Cretin Avenue/Vandalia Avenue. Turn right off of exit. Turn right on University Avenue. Turn left on Prior Avenue after passing Menards. Turn left into the second driveway/parking lot after the American Paper Recycling Warehouse. Drive through small parking lot and turn left directly in front of white warehouse building, BFA is the farthest warehouse to the left.

From West: Take 1-94 E to Cretin Avenue/Vandalia Avenue. Turn left off of exit. Turn right on University Avenue. Turn left on Prior Avenue after passing Menards. Turn left into the second driveway/parking lot after the American Paper Recycling Warehouse. Drive through small parking lot and turn left directly in front of white warehouse building, BFA is the farthest warehouse to the left.

Books For Africa Warehouse-Atlanta

2971 Olympic Industrial Drive, Suite B
Atlanta, GA 30339

The warehouse is located off of I-285. Exit Atlanta Road SE and go east for approximately 1 mile. Take a right on Plant Atkinson and a left on Olympic Industrial Drive SE. We are located on the right side of the road about two blocks down.

View a map of the BFA warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Now, 20,000 students in 30 schools in 30 communities have access to books that will broaden individual horizons, enhance classrooms, and maybe significantly change a life or two.

Rose Zulliger, Peace Corps Volunteer who organized and distributed a BFA shipment in South Africa