Volunteer at Makara

Makara Center for the Arts is always looking for curious and creative volunteers to help us bring original programs to our communities. 

All volunteers must complete a volunteer application and attend a mandatory orientation. 

contact us at library(at)makaracenterarts.org


book reviewer

Makara loves helping readers find their next favorite book. But with over 1000 books & magazines in our collection, we need extra eyeballs. Time commitment: Work at own pace.

Location: On-site or remote.


  • Read & review at least 1-2 Makara Library books per month. 
  • All ages

program assistant

Assist with weekend and evening programs, set-up and post program wrap-up. Can include documentationof program (Makara will provide equipment) and tracking attendance. Time commitment: 3-5 hours per programs. 


  • Interest in marketing & special events
  • Social media experience
  • 18 years+ 

library assistant

Assist with cataloging books, scanning books into library database, and processing donations. Shelving books and general upkeep of library. Time commitment: Up to 3 hours per week

Location: On-site


  • Interest and familiarity with literature
  • Comfortable with internet databases
  • 18 years+