General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: Turning the Page runs child mentoring sessions weekday evenings at DCPS schools while parents attend Turning the Page parent workshops. Mentoring sessions generally include reading with a small group of children, engaging in fun learning activities, or working on crafts projects together. Children range in age from 3 - 12. Volunteer opportunities are also available at Turning the Page's fundraising used bookstore Carpe Librum. Volunteering at Carpe Librum is flexible and includes sorting and shelving books, and organizing the bookstore. If interested in volunteering at Carpe Librum please contact Robin Crowell at or 202-347-9841 x 14.
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; adult groups of less than 5; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: evenings during the week