Volunteering

Interested in joining our festival team as a volunteer? 

We’re always on the look out for enthusiastic book-lovers and students who can volunteer at the annual NGC Bocas Lit Fest, or for other events throughout the year. Volunteers help with set-up and ensure that events run on time, usher authors between events and book signings, answer questions about our programme, manage sales and merchandising, and much more.

The NGC Bocas Lit Fest is Wednesday 1 – Sunday 5 May 2019, and anyone joining our team must be available to volunteer for at least 2 full days during that period.

There are many perks to being a Bocas volunteer. Our Festival Volunteer badge gives you access to back stage and to our Green Room, and the chance to network with others in the literary world including booksellers, publishers, agents, other volunteers and the Bocas team.

Fellow NGO The Volunteer Center of Trinidad & Tobago (VCTT) manages our volunteer recruitment. Visit our project page on the VCTT website to apply for the following roles:

And if you have experience with professional photography, please consider giving some time to take photos at our special event for primary school children at City Hall on Tuesday 30 April. Apply for the position here:

We also have two positions for people to join our team for a longer period, with flexible working hours depending on how much time you can give over a one to two month period: