Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Get Involved

Did you know that Houston SCBWI is completely run by volunteers? If you’re interested in donating your time and talents to our chapter, please read the following descriptions of currently open positions. You can apply by filling out a short questionnaire. Volunteer positions are open to friends of Houston SCBWI; however, weight will be given to those with SCBWI memberships. Selections will be made by the Regional Team. Please direct any questions to Meghan Senkel, Regional Advisor, at


Positions will remain open until filled 

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Chapter Positions

Programming Chair Deadline to Apply: 12/1/20 (Closed; Decision Forthcoming)

Who:    A self starter who’s detail-focused. Must be able to use or willing to learn the Google Docs/Sheets environment online and be comfortable with emailing as the primary form of Committee communication. Pluses include: a knack for networking and creative thinking/planning.

What:    Develops annual chapter meeting programming calendar for approval, contacts & schedules speakers, sends out monthly Evite invitations to chapter members, and monthly emails to the Regional Team regarding the upcoming speaker.

When:    The largest time commitment is typically in the last quarter of the year, with minimal additional work on a monthly basis.

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