Thank you for your interest in joining our volunteer team! Applications for the 2023 volunteer season will open in January. Please read this Guide to Volunteering with SWF for details about the program. 

If you would like to register your interest in volunteering at the 2023 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 Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to keep-up-to-date with Sydney Writers’ Festival news.

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

“Volunteering at the festival allows me to indulge my passion for literature and reading while assisting authors and their readers to come together. I also love to meet up with the other volunteers; it feels so good to be part of a like-minded and enthusiastic group."

Jenni (6th-time volunteer)