Thank you for your interest in joining our team of wonderful volunteers.

We are now recruiting 300 volunteers to assist in various roles at the 2022 Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Please read our 2022 Volunteer Application Guide before you fill out your application. The guide explains the different types of events we have at the Festival, the roles you can take on as a volunteer, how your roster is decided based on your date, time and location availability, and what happens after you apply.

Please select this link to fill out the application form. It will take about 10 minutes to complete your application online and you will need to know your availability throughout the eleven-day period from Monday 16 May–Thursday 26 May 2022.

Applications close at midnight on Friday 11 February.

We hope to see you at this year’s Festival!

Apply now

“Volunteering at this Festival is one of the highlights of my year. I absolutely love the buzz, the writers, love working with the other volunteers and so enjoy being part of making this such a successful event.”

Gabrielle (volunteer for four years)

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