NEWS BRIEF: Books For Africa seeks volunteer helpers

‘No heavy lifting.’

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Photo credit: Books For Africa
Volunteers need for two-hour shifts during the week

The Books For Africa organization in Marietta is looking for volunteers to sort and pack books for shipping. BFA has sent more than 50 million books to children in the African continent since 1988, according to its website.

No heavy lifting is involved and volunteers should be aged 14 and older, or 12-13 years old with a chaperone. Court-ordered volunteers are permitted and the warehouse is wheelchair-accessible. Two-hour shifts are available during the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Details: booksforafrica.org