45 Bristol Street, New Haven, CT 06511 information@newhavenreads.org 203-752-1923


New Haven Reads staff members pose in front of stage during 2019 retreat.

Want to join the New Haven Reads family? Use the links below to explore our current job openings, and to apply today! If you have any questions, please contact us at hr [at] newhavenreads [dot] org.

Outreach Assistant

Location:  45 Bristol Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Non-Exempt – Part time – $15.00 per hour

Job Reports To:  Outreach Director

Job Summary:  The Outreach Assistant will assist the Outreach Director in all aspects of our volunteer program including the retention of our current volunteers and the continued growth of our volunteer base. 

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Conduct intake interviews 
  • Help with Tutor training for volunteers
  • Process volunteer applications in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate volunteer information in our database
  • Assist with recruitment efforts (tabling, flyers and events)
  • Supports Outreach Director in facilitating volunteer appreciation events and gifts 
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining contact with area high schools, universities and businesses


  • High school graduate 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Sensitivity to confidential volunteer information
  • Experience with or ability to learn Sales Force (Data Management System)

Hours: 15 hours per week during standard M-F 10 a.m. -7 p.m. Specific schedule to be set with applicant. Available some weekends for special events. 

To apply, send application (available at newhavenreads.org), resume and cover letter by e-mail to: hr@newhavenreads.org

New Haven Reads is an Equal Opportunity Employer