Are you already a crew member? Visit the official Volunteer Portal for tips, tricks, and resources!
Empower the next generation of writers through our
after-school, field trip, and in-school programs.
Looking to get involved? Let us know!
For any questions about ways to join the volunteer crew, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re interested in tutoring, leading a workshop, or partnering with 826 MSP in any way, please attend a new volunteer orientation. All volunteers are required to attend orientation before working with students. Upcoming orientation dates can be found on our calendar.
Volunteer qualifications include:
Passion for working and learning alongside students
Desire to build healthy relationships and academic skills
Responsibility and reliability (students depend on you!)
Enthusiasm for affirming students’ identities and bridging differences
After-School Writing Lab
Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m.
826 MSP asks After-School Writing Lab volunteers to commit to one regular 90-minute session once per week.
Storytelling & Bookmaking Field Trips
Wednesdays and/or Fridays, 2-hour sessions between 9 a.m. and noon
Young Authors’ Book Project
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30–3:10 p.m.
Young Authors’ Book Project for 2019-20 will take place at South High School in Minneapolis.
826 MSP asks volunteers to commit to a twice-weekly shift of 1–3 hours.
Writers’ Room @ South High School
Monday–Thursday, 9–11 a.m. or 1–3 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshops
Dates and times vary
826 MSP supports volunteers with:
Volunteer orientation, so you know what to expect when working with students
Academic content review and cultural competency trainings
Ongoing opportunities for reflection (and celebration!)
Intern @ 826 MSP
826 MSP offers part-time internships, which can be for college credit. Learn more here.