Volunteer with Write Around Portland

Volunteers play an incredibly important role at Write Around Portland, supporting every aspect of our work including delivering our healing creative writing programs firsthand. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds who want to support our programming and are aligned with our values. Please join us!

Get Started!

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application
  2. Attend an Info Session (we’ll be in touch to schedule after we receive your application)
  3. Watch for emails from our Volunteer Coordinator to sign up for shifts!

Volunteer Roles

Workshop Facilitator

Shifts: Typically weekday afternoons or evenings

Facilitators go through an application and interview process. Learn more about it by clicking the button below.

Workshop Scribe

Shifts: Typically weekday afternoons or evenings

Scribes support writers who have trouble holding a pen. Background check required.

Book Production Volunteers

Shifts: Weekdays and weekday evenings, typically in April and November

Volunteers are needed to type, select, and order pieces submitted for our anthologies.

Event Volunteers

Shifts: Weekends and weekday evenings

Helping hands are always appreciated at fundraisers, tabling events, and readings.

office Volunteers

Shifts: Weekdays and weekday evenings throughout the year

Office volunteers help us with a variety of administrative tasks, including data entry, mailings, materials preparation, and more. Individual daytime shifts and group evening shifts available.


Elisabeth Geier (she/her)

Volunteer Coordinator



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