Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in assisting Positive Resource Center. As an organization founded in 1987 by volunteers, PRC still depends heavily on volunteer support to make our services available to the community.

There are many areas where we may need your volunteer assistance, including administrative office project support, fundraisers and special events.

Volunteer Opportunities

Folsom Street Fair

Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Security: Help keep the Fair safe by communicating with headquarters about emergencies, illegal vendors, inappropriate behavior, or shortages. Great opportunity for volunteers interested in working as pairs. In-Person Training Required.
    • 5:00am - 9:30am
    • 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • 1:00pm - 6:00pm*
    • 1:30pm - 6:30pm*
    • 6:00pm - 10:00pm*
  • Green Team: Keep the Fair clean as you monitor recycling stations and encourage fair-goers to recycle and compost. Online Training Only.
    • 5:30am - 10:00am
    • 6:00am - 10:30am
    • 9:30am - 2:30pm
    • 2:00pm - 6:30pm*
    • 5:00pm - 9:00pm*
    • 6:00pm - 10:00pm*
  • Supply Truck: Assist with managing distribution of tables, chairs, tents and other supplies. Online Training Only.
    • 5:30am - 9:30am
    • 9:00am - 1:00pm
    • 12:30pm - 5:30pm
    • 5:00pm - 9:30pm*
  • Beverages: Monitor inventory and supply liquor, soda, and water to beverage booths. May require heavy lifting and you will be moving throughout the fair. Online Training Only.
    • 6:00am - 10:00am
    • 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Exhibitors: Monitor exhibitor area and report unauthorized vendors. Friendly but firm volunteers needed. Online Training Only.
    • 7:00am - 11:00am
    • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    • 5:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Entertainment (Stage Crew): Run the stages and dance areas. Assist the DJs, dancers, and demo participants. Lend a hand backstage with setup and breakdown. Online Training Only.
    • 6:00am - 10:00am
    • 9:30am - 1:30pm
    • 12:30pm - 4:30pm
    • 3:30pm - 7:30pm
    • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Gates: Work with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to get donations from fair-goers (and increase our grant!) and hand out stickers. Energetic and vocal volunteers needed. Great opportunity for volunteers interested in working as pairs. Online Training Only.
    • 5:30am - 10:30am (Gates and Signage set-up)
    • 10:00am - 3:00pm
    • 1:30pm - 6:30pm
    • 6:00pm - 10:30pm (Gates and Signage breakdown)*
  • Coat Check: Manage the coat check booth in HQ for all volunteers. Coat check booth is in the shade and chairs are available. Light lifting. Online Training Only.
    • 4:30am - 8:00am
    • 7:30am - 12:00pm
    • 11:30am - 3:30pm
    • 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    • 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Hospitality: Maintain food area for volunteers and staff. Good job for people who want to remain mostly stationary and out of the sun. Online Training Only.
    • 4:30am - 8:00am
    • 7:30am - 12:00pm
    • 11:30am - 3:30pm
    • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Artists' Area: Help keep the stage and vending areas running smoothly. Online Training Only.
    • 10:30am - 2:00pm
    • 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    • 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Shifts with a "*" count as Hard-to-Fill shifts; we must provide at least 18 of those slots. For full descriptions, take a look at Volunteer for Folsom Street Fair, click on the Register button, and send your first, second, and third choice assignments and times to Cal at cal.callahan@aef-sf.org and we will sign you up as soon as the shifts become available. If your volunteer position requires in-person training (if you worked the same position at Up Your Alley Fair, you do not need to repeat in-person training), the training dates are:
    • September 14, at 7:00pm-8:30pm at the SF LGBT Center Rainbow Room OR
    • Saturday, September 16, at 3:00pm-4:30pm at the SF LGBT Center Rainbow Room

Real Bad

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Club 1014, 1015 Folsom Street

  • Traffic Monitor: 12:15 - 3:00am
  • Floater: 12:45 - 4:00am
  • Traffic Monitor and Fruit Table: 9:45pm - 12:45am OR 12:45 - 4:00am
  • Coat Check Assistant: 3:00 - 6:00am
  • Strike: 3:00 - 6:00am
  • We are a major beneficiary of one of the hottest parties of the year! And you get to enjoy yourself at the event outside of your volunteer shift (with the caveat that if your shift is late, you cannot be under the influence when you report for duty). Contact Cal at cal.callahan@aef-sf.org to help.
  • Mandatory Volunteer Orientation session will be held on Wednesday, Sept 20, at 7:30pm at Club 1015 Folsom - This is important; this is where you get your volunteer shirt to gain you admission to the party.

SAVE THE DATES

  • Saturday, September 23 - Big Muscle Party
  • Friday, October 6 - Mighty Real Gala - volunteer shifts TBD.

To keep updated on more volunteer opportunities, please sign up using the form below.

PRC Volunteer Interest

 

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete and submit the application form below. We will keep your application on file and contact you when we have appropriate openings. Thanks again!

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Quick And Easy Ways You Can Support PRC

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  • Join Igive.com

    • It’s free. No hassles. No obligation.
    • iGive.com is an online shopping mall that donates to Positive Resource Center. At no cost to you, iGive.com will donate $2 to PRC on your behalf—just for signing up. You don’t have to worry about getting junk e-mail once you are registered. Thereafter, each day you visit the iGive.com website, they’ll donate $.05 to PRC, $.01 for each “click” you make—no purchase necessary. On top of this, when you make a purchase from one of the iGive.com stores, a percentage of your purchase is donated by the vendor to PRC—in your name. iGive.com offers more than 80 stores to shop from and is a great way to send flowers, shop for the holidays, or find that something special just for you!
  • Register Your Safeway Club Card With Escrip

    • Simple and convenient!
    • It’s as easy as 1–2–3. Just sign up your Safeway Club Card and every time you use it in California or Nevada, Positive Resource Center will receive a donation with no cost to you. For additional information or to sign up please visit eScrip.com or call PRC at 415-777-0333. Register online,with PRC’s group ID number: 137116913. Several other local grocers and merchants, such as Whole Foods also participate in the program. Just sign up. There’s nothing else you need to do—the eScrip program is automatic. PRC can receive hundreds of dollars from your participation alone!
  • Donate Used Items To The Community Thrift Store

    • Donate your used clothing, furniture and other items to the Community Thrift Store, and designate Positive Resource Center as the beneficiary of the sale proceeds. Call Community Thrift Store at 415.861.4910 to get details about donation drop-off times. The store is located at 625 Valencia Street in San Francisco.
  • Donate Your Used Car

    • Do you have an old car sitting around that you don’t use? Donate your vehicle to Volunteers Of America and designate Positive Resource Center as the beneficiary. Please call 877-721-4862 to donate your car.

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