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Volunteers are critical to helping us achieve our mission. We are excited to have you working with us! There are a variety of volunteer options with YWCA at our San Francisco and Marin sites. No matter where you volunteer, your talents will make a difference. Contact us to sign up!
SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTER:
Help keep YWCA’s social engagement strong! Donate one hour a week to like, share and comment on YWCA posts through Facebook and Twitter. YWCA staff will provide training on how to be an effective online engager and supporter of our work.
Serve as a resume coach during the lab session of our one day workshop, Taking Control Express: Resumes and Cover Letters. Help clients create a working draft or complete a resume.
Teach computer basics to first-time users by showing them components of the computer; turning the computer on and off, using the mouse, explaining and demonstrating how to use the browser, navigating the internet, and setting up an email account.
Teach a workshop on Google Docs, including how it works, how to share documents, and how to collaborate on content in google docs.
Spread the word about YWCA by posting or handing out YWCA flyers at various businesses and nonprofit partners in Marin County.
Help making phone calls and putting together binders and packets.
EVENT SUPPORT (MARCH ONLY):
Help us have a successful Marin Women’s Hall of Fame event by supporting event operations prior to and on the day of our event.
FOOD PANTRY (minimum 6 month commitment required):
Mondays, unless a federal holiday. Set up from 8:30-10:30am: Move 30 to 40 lbs of boxes from A-Floor to Dining Room on 1st floor. Distribution from 2:00-3:30pm: Help attendees select and take the appropriate amount of food. Clean up from 3:30-5:00pm: clean tables, sweep/mop floor, break down empty boxes. Volunteers can join for the whole day or just one part of the weekly pantry project.
COMPUTER LAB TUTOR:
Wednesdays 9:30am-12:00pm, or Fridays 2:30-5pm; must be bilingual in English and either Cantonese or Mandarin. Tutor will assist in the computer lab, showing residents and community member attendees how to turn the computer on and off, open and use an email account, navigate the Internet, and type in Chinese.