Volunteer

To ensure a successful Festival, we need the help of scores of volunteers!

Please complete our online form below to let us know about your interests and availability. All volunteer positions will have an advance training session.

  • Availability

    Please indicate your availability during the weekend of February 16-19, 2017. The duties are mostly physically light and social. Please see below for a specific list of jobs available before and during the Festival. A number of volunteer opportunities with varying time commitments are available.
  • Ensure that each Venue's audience is seated on schedule. This position will require a pleasant personality and diplomatic skills. Ushers are SBF ambassadors to the community.
  • Answer questions SBF attendees have regarding the Festival and Savannah. Requires an experienced SBF volunteer with a general knowledge of Festival events and Savannah amenities and ability to rapidly and succinctly communicate information to our guests. (English/foreign language a plus). Stationed at our Information Booth or VIP Tent on Saturday of Festival weekend.
  • No specific duties, but availability and flexibility are required as you may be asked to fill in for any of the above positions at any time...promises to be fun and exciting!
  • Assist Festival staff with mailings and phone calls at the Festival office located just south of the shopping center with Michael's and Homegoods. Shifts are 3 hours and are on weekdays.
  • Thanks again for volunteering for the Savannah Book Festival! You will play an important role in providing Savannah's famous hospitality for our authors and visitors. If you have questions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Maryce Cunningham at volunteer@savannahbookfestival.org or phone her at 912-335-1717.

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