Books2Africa is a UK registered charity (1152599) based in Canterbury, and a charity in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Founded in 2012 by four African students at the University of Kent in Canterbury, the charity has grown from a student society to an internationally recognised non-governmental organisation (NGO) that continues to impact the UK and Africa from the cathedral city of Canterbury. View paid job vacancies below (if available) or check out our volunteering page for unpaid vacancies.
If you are currently residing in the UK as a UK citizen or on a visa (such as a student or spousal visa) you can apply for the following paid roles:
Books2Africa is recruiting hourly paid Processing Officers to work 3 days a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays), 9am – 5pm starting 5th January 2021 at our Processing Centre in Canterbury. As part of the Processing Team, you will be responsible for unboxing, checking, scanning, cataloguing, sorting donated books and educational resources. You will be using a computer and a barcode scanner to scan/enter the barcodes/ISBN numbers of books, as well as supporting the processing team.
Books2Africa’s UK Processing Centre is still open during the lockdown and we are still accepting donated items and shipping to Africa. You can still donate or request resources as usual. We’ve also launched our Personal Study Kit to help with home schooling across Africa.