Thank you for your interest in joining our volunteer team! Applications for the 2024 volunteer season will open in early January. Please read this Guide to Volunteering with SWF for details about the program and what you can expect when you volunteer with us.

If you would like to register your interest in volunteering at the 2024 Sydney Writers’ Festival, please feel free to contact us and we will send you a reminder when applications open.

Meanwhile, you can sign up to our newsletter or find us on social media to keep up to date with Sydney Writers’ Festival news. 

For full recordings of our Festival events featuring some of the best authors from around the world, you can listen to our Podcast channel on all major Podcast platforms.

"There is joy in seeing writers, participants and festival-goers happy and satisfied, stimulated and excited! The range of people you meet, work with and mix with is just awesome and you learn from it every year. It’s just an all-round positive experience and there’s nothing like it!"

Jane (9-time volunteer)