How did you first get involved with 826NYC and why did you decide to volunteer?
Ned: A colleague of mine recommended the position. I LOVE SUPERHEROS!!!!
Ben: I have an interest in volunteering and being of service. I first heard of 826NYC through my employer.
What’s your favorite part of volunteering at 826NYC?
Ned: Meeting and greeting the international clients and telling them about 826NYC.
Ben: Working in the BSSCo. storefront and informing visitors about the 826NYC writing center, publications, tutoring, and workshops.
What do you do when you’re not at 826NYC?
Ned: Studying Alphabetizing,listening to Taylor Swift ,and watching WWE programing. I also spend time raising my hamster named Sonic.
Ben: I focus on exploring creative endeavors.
What advice would you give to a new volunteer?
Ned: Come in on time and don’t slack off.
Ben: Have fun and get to know the customers. We have many international travelers that come into the store. Watch out for Miss Mildew!
What are your superpowers?
Ned: I can draw really well.