VOLUNTEER TEACHING ASSISTANTS are a big part of the success of writing camp. Teaching assistants work directly with Cabin writing students and teaching writers. As a TEACHING ASSISTANT, YOUR JOB IS TO HELP THE TEACHING-WRITER in multiple ways. It’s the teaching-writer’s job to ask you for help with specific tasks. It’s your job to support students and teaching writer with whatever they need to write awesome work (and have fun doing it). Duties can include: keeping track of supplies, participating in games and lessons, accompanying the teaching writer and campers on field trips, making photocopies, taking attendance, encouraging students and being an all-around good role model.