Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Support for Families of Children with Disabilities and your willingness to volunteer! You can get started by submitting a volunteer application or signing up to receive our volunteer newsletter.

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Office/Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

For more information or to apply for a volunteer position, contact our Volunteer Manager, at volunteer@supportforfamilies.org.


Title: Volunteer Survey Administrator
Make phone calls to families and ask them a series of questions about our services, record answers, and make referrals as needed.
Skills required: Comfortable making phone calls and inputting data to Excel. Bilingual English and Spanish or English and Chinese a plus.
Time commitment: 1-2 days a week, 2-3 hours each day
Location: SFCD offices, 1663 Mission Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94116 

Title: Photographer at events
Volunteer will document our events, conferences or fundraisers, as needed.
Time Commitment: Varies (usually weekend days or weekday evenings)

Special Event Volunteer Opportunities

Register now to volunteer at one or many of our volunteer opportunities listed below. For more information, contact our Special Events and Volunteer Manager, at volunteer@supportforfamilies.org.

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Movie Night, Wonder Park

Support for Families hosts movie nights at our office to provide a comfortable and accepting space where families can laugh, smile and relax. We will begin the event with a simple craft activity that relates to the movie.

Volunteers will help set up the space, hand out pizza and popcorn and take tickets from our movie patrons.

Date: Friday, June 28
Volunteer Hours: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Support for Families, 1663 Mission Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94103

Family Access Day at the Walt Disney Museum

The Walt Disney Museum will open one hour early for our registered families so children can explore the museum in a quiet and calm space.

Volunteers will help set up the calm room and snack table, welcome and sign in guests, direct guests to different areas of the museum, and collect evaluations.

Date: Sunday, August 4
Volunteer Hours: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Walt Disney Museum, 104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Family Access Day at the SF Zoo

The SF Zoo will open early for our registered families so children can explore the Zoo in a quiet and calm space. Families will get a chance to have an animal interaction and enjoy the carousel with no music and dim lights.

Volunteers will help set up the registration and food area, welcome and check in guests, hand out snacks, and pass out evaluations.

Date: Sunday, August 25
Volunteer Hours: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: San Francisco Zoo, Sloat Blvd & Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132

If you are interested in being a volunteer photographer for any of these events, please email our Volunteer Manager at volunteer@supportforfamilies.org.

Group Volunteer Opportunities


We welcome the opportunity to work with groups and corporations. If you are interested in learning more or connecting with us please click here.