The Vancouver Writers Fest Volunteers contributed  5,000+ hours in 2019, making a positive impact on front of house, box office, book sales, author hospitality, raffle ticket sales, and so much more. We wouldn’t be able to do this without you!

Volunteer sign-up has been paused for this year

Our Festival will be digital this year to help reduce the spread of Covid-19. Volunteer needs will be dramatically reduced and no new volunteer recruitment will proceed in 2020.

Artistic Director Leslie Hurtig writes, “We hope, more than anything, that volunteers will return to us next year and that we can produce an in-person Festival that will rejuvenate and impassion all of our volunteers, and encourage them to join us again.”

Click here for more information about the 2020 Festival.

An enormous thank you to the 32 volunteers who helped make the Festival in this unprecedented year run smoothly.

A big shout out to:

Patricia Anaya
Lindsay Cashin
Eve Cheng
Moira Corrigan
Brenda Davis
Madeline Ewanyshyn
Toni Forbes
Barbara Gelfant
Crissy George
Rosamund Harrison
Karin Hartner
Wayne Henderson
Roz Johns
Barbara Kyle
Danelle Laidlaw
Rick Lee
Faye Maddock
Patricia Marchant
Bev McDowell
Robyn McDowell
Sophie Mines
Debra Nelson
Karen Peters
Betti Port
Anita Salchert
Sarah Shellard
Janet Smith
Rowena Tate
Lynnea Thorkelson
Marie Thornley
Ingrid Van Kemenade
Judith Vosko

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I tell anyone who will listen to me what a great event the Vancouver Writers Fest is and I will continue to do that. Some of those people were attendees and volunteers this year which also added to my enjoyment.

Vickie Critchley, Vancouver Writers Fest Volunteer