Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining our Writers & Books family and helping us promote reading and writing as lifelong activities in Rochester and beyond. We’re delighted that you’d like to help Writers & Books thrive and continue to inspire generations of readers and writers for many years to come. 

Why volunteer with us?

  • Be involved; connect with and help build community
  • Gain insight on what it’s like to work in the arts-and-culture field
  • Learn new skills and add to your resume
  • Stay inspired and creative in your own artistic pursuits
  • Meet fellow literary arts lovers
  • Discount on bookstore purchases on the day one volunteers: 10% for GP, 15% for members 
  • Event wranglers: complimentary admission to the event one is wrangling
  • Experiential perks

What can volunteers do?

Our four committees help keep Writers & Books humming along. Please read more by clicking on the links below.

Or read more information on becoming a Volunteer Committee Chair.

We also welcome other skills and talents that don’t fit existing committee descriptions.  Please let us know how you can best contribute by: emailing a copy of your CV, resume, or bio, along with a brief proposal to Rachael Kisenyi, Community Outreach Coordinator, rachaelk@wab.org.  

Apply to be a volunteer