Adult Volunteers

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Below are the list of currently available opportunities. If something interests you, please contact volunteer@sfpl.org or call 415.557.4251.


Position

Brief Description

Location

Time Commitment

Computer Lab Assistant

Provides patient support to Library users engaged in basic/intermediate Internet and general computer activities.

Main Library, 100 Larkin St.

Tuesdays 1:15p-2:15p or Wednesdays 12p-2p

Computer Lab Assistant

Provides patient support to Library users engaged in basic/intermediate Internet and general computer activities. Chinese-speaking volunteers needed.

Portola, 380 Bacon St.

Sundays. Shifts available between 1p-5p

Conversational English Language Group Leader

Leads/supports conversational group for non-native speakers. Fluency in English required.

Richmond, 351 9th Ave.

Some Thursdays, 7p-8p

Conversational Spanish Language Group Leader

Leads/supports conversational group for non-native Spanish speakers. Fluency in English required.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

To be determined

Digital Device Support

Provides patient one-to-one support to Library users so that they may better understand and utilize their cell phones, tablets, and other technology devices.

Main Library, 100 Larkin St.

Fridays 4p-5p

eResources Support

Provides one-to-one support for Library users to access sfpl.org’s collection of eResources.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Fridays 3p-4p

Event Help – Program Help

Help is needed to collect names and emails at the door to see if anyone wants to be on an email list. Also passing out brochures. Link to event:

http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1021196701

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Thursday October 8, 2015 from 5p-6p

Friends of SF Public Library

Helps with book sales, step sales, etc.

Varies

Contact Friends of SFPL directly. (415) 626-7512 x120

Job Searching With Social Media Instructor

Highly skilled/experienced social media and interpersonal networking professional needed. Co-teaches established curricula and then facilitates one of two discussion circles.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Usually the last Wednesday of the month

Lava Mae Registration Volunteer

Lava Mae provides shower facilities to those without ongoing access to cleansing facilities. Volunteers are needed to help with sign up.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

To be determined. Shift would be during day time hours

Knitting Class Assistant

Helps with monthly knitting classes. Knitting experience required.

Portola, 380 Bacon Street

2nd Wednesday of the month. 6p-7:30p

Microsoft Office Suite Class Instructor

Interested in helping others with basic Microsoft Office program? We are looking for instructors to teach Word, Excel or PowerPoint.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

To be determined.

Project Read Literacy Volunteers – Adult Literacy Program

Project Read involves a commitment of 15 hours of training and a full year of weekly meetings with an adult learner.

Main Library and other locations

Contact Project Read directly. 415-557-4388 www.projectreadsf.org.

Veterans Benefits Coach

Works directly with US Military veterans and their family members. Helps them connect to benefits and resources. Must have strong computer skills. Must be willing to do fingerprinting and background check.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Multiple shifts available.

Additional volunteers greatly needed

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