Volunteer

To ensure a successful Festival, we need the help of scores of volunteers! 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. The Festival runs February 15-18, 2018.

  • Venue Usher
    Ensure that each Venue’s audience is seated on schedule. This position will require a pleasant personality and diplomatic skills. Ushers are Savannah Book Festival (SBF) ambassadors to the community.
  • Utility Player
    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. This position promises to be fun and exciting!
  • Office Volunteer – All positions currently filled for 2018
    Assist Festival staff with mailings and phone calls at the Festival office at 37 W. Fairmont Avenue, #216, Savannah, between Abercorn Expressway and White Bluff Road. Shifts are three hours and are on weekdays during January and February.
  • Information Representative – All positions currently filled for 2018
    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. Information Representatives will be stationed at the Information Tent on Festival Saturday.

Become a part of the SBF family by being a volunteer! All volunteer positions will have an advance training session.

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