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Volunteer Opportunities

The League of Utah Writers, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is run completely by volunteers.

If you've donated your time to help the League, thank you! 

Be sure to report your hours, which aids us in grant writing and non-profit reporting.

Volunteer Application

We need amazing people to make the League run smoothly. If you are interested, in volunteering, please fill out the application form below to apply.

Current Needs

Time Requirement

Bookstore Liason

Utah Authors Day Committee and Ongoing independent position.

Find placement for League books (open call, Utah's Best) in local bookstores and manage signings for them. Be primary point of contact for bookstores participating in Utah Authors Day. Work together with Utah Authors Day committee to coordinate a successful event.

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month, more as needed in weeks immediately before event.

Fundraising Committee Member

Fundraising Committee

Work with Fundraising Chair to solicit donations for the fundraiser. Also help with event setup, raffle and auction, and takedown after the event.  Volunteers attend the fundraising event for free as long as they're helping through the duration of the event.

Time Requirement

~2-10 hours per month April through July, then ~3 hours the night of the fundraiser.

Marketing Liason

Utah Authors Day Committee

Tasks include: create marketing plan for the Utah Authors Day event with target dates, create graphics and posters, manage event on social media, create press release for event, add event to community calendars, coordinate with other UAD committee members. 

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month, more as needed in weeks immediately before event.

Time Requirement

Contest Chair

Contest Committee

Working with Submission Manager, having experience with project management, prepping the contest, launching the contest, assigning judges, and providing submitter feedback.

Time Requirement

10-20 hours/month between March - August, 5 hours/month the rest of the year.

Grant Researcher

Finance Committee

Work with the Treasurer on the Budget Committee to find suitable grants for the League of Utah Writers and attend monthly budget committee meetings

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month average

Publishing Committee Member

Publishing Committee

Work with Publishing chair to help with all the work involved in producing League anthologies

Time Requirement

<2 hours a month average

Author Liason

Utah Authors Day Committee

Serve as a primary point of contact for authors applying to participate in Utah Authors Day. Communicate with them before, during, and after the event. Share promo materials. Work as a team with other committee members to have a successful event. 

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month, more as needed in weeks immediately before event.

Contest Committee Member

Contest Committee

Work closely with the contest chair in helping organize League contests. 

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month average

Library Liason

Utah Authors Day Committee

Serve as primary point of contact for libraries participating in Utah Authors Day. Work as a team with other committee members to have a successful event. 

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month, more as needed in weeks immediately before event.

School Liason

Utah Authors Day Committee

Contact schools (K-12 and higher ed) to arrange speaking engagements for Writer of the Year, Editor of the Year, and other esteemed members as needed. Advertise Utah Author Day in schools by distributing materials produced by the Marketing Liason. Work as a team with other committee members to have a successful event. 

Time Requirement

2-4 hours a month, more as needed in weeks immediately before event.

Volunteer for the League of Utah Writers
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