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Without the thoughtful assistance and commitment of our many volunteers, we would not be able to maintain the quality of courses and programs for which we are well known.

We value your commitment to making AWCS a great place for all writers.


40th Anniversary Party and Anthology Launch Committee

AWCS turns 40 in September 2021. We have been working diligently on a wonderful anthology to showcase the work of many of our poets, creative nonfiction and fiction writers. The launch is planned for October 1, 2021.

We are currently seeking individuals to assist with the development and implementation of an extraordinary party and launch. We have already confirmed the venue and budget. Other things to be considered: entertainment, program, food/beverages, book sales. If you have an interest in or experience planning events and would like to be a part of this amazing milestone, please contact Robin at

Estimated Time Commitment: 20-30 hours (August/September and October 1)

Volunteer Perk: 25% discount off courses and workshops for one year.

Free Fall Friday Facilitator – IN PERSON

As we continue to work toward a return to in person programming, we have an opportunity for one or two individuals to facilitate our Free Fall Fridays sessions. Online sessions will continue for those not yet comfortable with the in person environment or unable to attend due to distance.

You would attend each session, greet participants, plan prompts, facilitate sharing time. This would be an ideal role for someone who has been involved with Free Fall sessions or two people to share the duties. Sessions run every Friday from 10am to 12pm. Actual relaunch date to be determined.

If you’re interested in this position, please contact Robin at

Estimated Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per month (September to June)

Volunteer Perk: 25% off courses and workshops during the volunteer term

To volunteer please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to or respond directly to one of the above opportunities if a link is provided.