Volunteer Information

Volunteer Roles and Shift Times

Friday Noon–3pm, 3pm–6pm

Venue Setup
Put out chairs, tables, signs, and books! (early shift only)
Exhibitor Setup
Greet exhibitors, help them find their tables, transport boxes

Saturday 8 am–11 am, 11 am–2 pm, 2 pm–5 pm

Exhibitor Setup

Greet exhibitors, help them find their tables, transport boxes (early shift only)

Used Book Fair

Accept payment for books and refresh stock.

Reading Rooms

Answer questions before and after author readings, monitor the doors.

Greeters/Info Desk

Welcome festival attendees, direct them to reading rooms, restrooms, and exhibits, hand out programs, sell raffle tickets.

Sunday 1 pm–4 pm

Break Down

Pack up materials, box leftover books, return empty carts.

Details

  • Shifts are approximately 3 hours.
  • Volunteers should report 15 minutes before their assigned shift for a brief orientation and training.
  • Most roles involve some interaction with the public and some light physical activity (standing, walking, handling books).
  • We will try to accommodate requests for particular shifts and roles, but please list a first and second choice.