Volunteer at Just Buffalo

Just Buffalo depends on volunteers to help with a variety of tasks. If you’re interested in volunteering please complete this application to give us more information including your interests and availability. Just Buffalo reviews volunteer applications and schedules interviews in August and in December for the following season. Please note that these are unpaid volunteer positions.

Events Volunteer

Help at BABEL and other events with set-up, greeting, tickets, programs, ushering, refreshments, and clean-up. All volunteers have the opportunity to hear the presentation. Must be friendly, dynamic, responsible, and comfortable interacting with people of all ages.

Street Team Volunteer

Looking for a fun way to get more involved with Just Buffalo? Join our “Street Team” & help us spread the word about upcoming events by distributing flyers & posters throughout the community. Must possess energy, enthusiasm, and an ability to work independently.

Writing Center Volunteer

Help teens 12–18 with writing-based work, greet new youth and parents, and perform a variety of other tasks around the Writing Center. Must be dynamic, outgoing and dependable, with some experience working with teens and availability on weekday afternoons.

Apply to Volunteer

If you’re interested in volunteering, please complete the online volunteer application below to give us more information, including your interests and availability. We will contact you to schedule an interview.

If you wish to discuss the volunteer opportunities at Just Buffalo, or if you have any questions, please call (716) 832-5400 or email us at info@justbuffalo.org.

1. Contact Info

Full Name

E-mail Address

Phone Number



Zip Code

2. Educational & Work Background

High School


College Degree(s)

School Currently Attending (if applicable)

Current Occupation (if applicable)

3. Additional Info

Do you have any past experience with Just Buffalo—as a member, workshop participant, audience member, donor, etc.?

Do you have previous volunteer experience? Please give details.

Why are you interested in volunteering for Just Buffalo Literary Center?

Do you write?
If yes, what kind of writing do you do?

Are you proficient in a foreign language?
If yes, which one(s)?

4. Volunteer Interest & Availability

What would you like to volunteer for? Please check the Just Buffalo programs you’re interested in volunteering for below

How many hours per week do you wish to volunteer?

Please indicate the days and times you anticipate being able to volunteer:


Do you have a driver's license?
If so, are you willing to do work that includes driving?

5. Emergency Contact Info


Phone Number

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