How You Can Volunteer

The Books Team is made up of volunteers that come from diversity of backgrounds, ages, and education. The main goal being the ability to raise money through Book Fairs, Pop Up Sales and Rare Book Auctions to allow students to get the education they need and deserve.


If you are a student, this is an opportunity to expand the skills and knowledge you are gaining by putting it into practice. If you are studying any of the following, please contact the office by telephone on 07 3365 2263 or by filling out the from below:

Graphic Design


Web Design

Writing, Editing and Publishing

Stock Control and Distribution


Database Management



A student volunteer calculates a sale at the last Book Fair in 2017.

General Public

Do you love books? Spend most of your time reading? Then why not volunteer for The Books Team where used books equal a new education for someone? If you have time to spare on a regular basis, we are looking for anyone who would like to contribute their expertise. Even one hour a week can make a huge difference. There are even jobs you can do from home.

There are also opportunities to join the committee of Alumni Friends please click here to find out more information.

Book volunteers tally up books ready for sale at one of our many pop-ups.

If you think you have what it takes to become volunteer (or a student who is interested in an internship), click here to complete the 2019 THE BOOKS TEAM VOLUNTEER OR INTERNSHIP FORM

If you wish to volunteer for the UQ Alumni Biennial Book Fair, please complete the 2019 UQ ALUMNI BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEER FORM

You can also contact us by post:

Alumni Friends of The University of Queensland Inc.

St Lucia Campus

The University of Queensland QLD 4072

OR by email:  alumni@alumnifriendsuq.com