Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Support for Families of Children with Disabilities and your willingness to volunteer!

We recognize the value of your time, and the importance for you to be happy and fulfilled in the volunteer work that you perform. We are committed to ensuring that volunteers with Support for Families can make a real difference in the lives of children with disabilities.

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Special Events and Office Volunteers

Access to Adventure

Access to Adventure is a free arts, music, and recreation festival that provides engagement for children of all abilities. This is a truly wonderful event where families can participate in a number of activities, including rock wall, disc golf, skateboards, bikes, scooters & ramps  as well as be a part of a live performance on the main stage at the Bandshell!

Last year the event brought almost 300 total participants including 150 children!

·         Saturday, May 4, volunteer hours: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, event hours: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

·         Location: Golden Gate Park Bandshell (in the Music Concourse between the M. H. de Young Memorial
Museum and the California Academy of Sciences)

·         Volunteer Role: We are looking for volunteers to set up, tear down, lead an activity (face paint/simple
craft…), check in, hand out evaluations, other support for the day.

·         Volunteers can come for an entire day or sign up for just a morning shift or just an afternoon shift

Contact rklegon@supportforfamilies.org to sign up!

On an on-going basis we need volunteers for our family special events (held on weekends or Friday nights) and to help us in the office with various projects. Please fill out a volunteer application and indicate your interest in one of these areas. 

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please fill out a volunteer application and contact the Volunteer Manager at volunteer@supportforfamilies.org.

title:                  Photographer

Duties:                                 Volunteer will document our events, conferences or fundraisers, as needed

Time commitment:            Varies

Shift Days/times:             Varies (usually weekend days or evenings)

Start & end dates:             Ongoing

Location:                             Varies

Supervisor:                        Special Events Manager

title:                 Volunteer Survey Administrator

Duties:                                Make phone calls to families and ask them a series of questions about our services,
                                             record answers, and make referrals as needed.

Skills required:                 Bilingual English and Spanish

Time commitment:            Flexible

Shift Days/times:             M,W,F 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM & Tu/Th 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Start & end dates:            Flexible

Location:                             SFCD offices, 1663 Mission Street, SF, CA 94103

Supervisor:                        Nina Boyle

Wish list

Handyman to help with projects around our offices. Time frame flexible. Please contact volunteer@supportforfamilies.org.