Adult Volunteers

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

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


Brief Description


Adults Code Program Manager

Help start a program that focuses on adults learning to code. Beginner & intermediate-focused.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Archives Scanner

Must be able to create folders on the desktop, scan images for archive and save files to a hard drive.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Biblio Bistro Program Assistant

Volunteer to assist in Biblio Bistro programming. Biblio Bistro is a mobile kitchen that we will use to demonstrate how to prepare featured ingredients at the Heart of the City Farmers’ Market. You will help with the crowd, hand out program brochures, help move the mobile kitchen and help with the cleanup.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Computer Lab Assistant

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

Portola, 380 Bacon Street

Conversational English Language Group Leader

Potentially bilingual Chinese/English and a passion for helping others learn a language.

Portola, 380 Bacon Street

Event Help

Love Writes A Deadly Verse – A Murder Mystery

2 Volunteers are needed to help with set up, manage the event attendees, help with refreshments and clean up afterwards.

Here is the preliminary link to the event:

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

Friends of SF Public Library

Helps with book sales, step sales, etc.


Homework Help Assistant

Assist K-7 children understand and complete homework assignments.

Portola, 380 Bacon Street

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

Microsoft Office for Students

Co-develop Microsoft Office Word class geared towards students

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

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

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

Technology Assistant

The Library has multifunctional devices for print, copy, scan and fax services. Our patrons will need help with the machines. Training provided. This position involves sitting and waiting to help people as needed. Great for individuals that need to study or do other tasks while volunteering.

Main Library, 100 Larkin Street

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

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