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Our volunteers play a key role in the LitFest community as they help ensure that our Festival events run smoothly and are often the first people our audiences interact with.

 

By becoming a LitFest volunteer, you will be helping host the biggest literary festival in the Middle East, and creating a meaningful legacy while contributing to a better tomorrow.

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Volunteer roles are subject to availability. But applicants can expect to be assigned the following roles:

  • Room/ Area Managers
  • Room Crew
  • Area Crew
  • Queue Control
  • Social Media and Communications (Social Media volunteer roles will begin in November and continue until mid February, after the Festival ends.)




Anyone interested in volunteering for the Emirates LitFest will need
to submit the following as part of their application:

  • A copy of your Emirates ID (front and back)
  • A copy of your vaccination certificate (or an exemption certificate)

 

Everyone is welcome to apply, but volunteers must be 16 years of age on registration.





  • After you submit the application form, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • All applications will be added to our volunteers’ database and selected candidates will be contacted
    by January.
  • Placement confirmations will begin mid January.
  • We can only accept a limited number of the most appropriate volunteers for each area. When all
    volunteer roles are filled, remaining applications will be added to a waiting list.
  • If you have volunteered for previous Festivals you will still need to fill out the registration form below.
  • If anything changes in regards to your ability to volunteer for the Festival, please email us at
    volunteercoordinator@emirateslitfest.com.

 

WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE:

  • Visa assistance or sponsorship
  • Flights or transport to/ from the venue
  • Accommodation or any additional expenses

 

The deadline for volunteer application for the 2023 Litfest is 5:00PM, Tuesday 20 December, 2022

VOLUNTEER TESTIMONIALS

Hear what our volunteers have to say about their LitFest experience.

Have a question about this year’s LitFest? We’re happy to provide you with the answers you seek, from practical details about this year’s events and more information about our venues and programme, to responses to other frequently asked questions.