Most Event Volunteers are writers because a major perk of the job is that you get to attend the WGF event that you work.
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Approximately 5:00pm to 10:00pm on event day.
NATURE OF WORK: Event volunteers are behind the scenes of WGF events. Duties include set-up and check-in; setting up and helping with receptions; selling merchandise; clean-up.
HOW TO APPLY: E-mail Chris Kartje to set up an interview.
REQUIREMENTS: Attention to detail, organized, familiarity with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Access), ability to do light office work.
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Variable, 9am to 6pm, weekdays
NATURE OF WORK: Alphabetizing, stuffing envelopes, filing, light reception duties, emailing, phone calling, internet research, and other tasks as needed.
HOW TO APPLY: Contact us at 323-782-4692
LIBRARY & ARCHIVE
Archival Processing Volunteer or Library Reference Desk Volunteer
REQUIREMENTS: Prefer MLIS or MA grad students (also recent grads) with experience in processing archival collections and/or library experience and knowledge of film/TV.
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Three months to a year
NATURE OF WORK: Archive: Processing writers’ papers and vintage script materials, compiling inventory lists, rehousing materials, and preparing items for cataloging and storage. Library: Volunteer assignments are determined on a case-by-case basis, and include assisting patrons, cataloging and researching.
HOW TO APPLY: Contact Archivist at 323-782-4680 or Library at 323-782-4544.
VETERANS WRITING PROJECT
Veterans Writing Project Assistant
REQUIREMENTS: Must have a commitment to helping military veterans and a strong interest in writing
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Variable
NATURE OF WORK: Light office work, food preparation, and other tasks as needed.
HOW TO APPLY: This program is currently closed to new volunteers.
If you have other skills or services that you would like to volunteer to aid the mission of the Writers Guild Foundation, please call us at 323-782-4692.
Thank you for your valuable support!
To get in touch about one of our Volunteer Programs, please call the appropriate number above, or send us an email: