Volunteer Info

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sunday Streets! Your generosity of time is what makes the magic of Sunday Streets possible for 100,000 San Franciscans every year.

 

Event-Day Opportunities

It takes over 100 volunteers to make the magic of each Sunday Streets happen. Roll out with us on event-day in a variety of ways – see below for details on volunteer positions and sign-up now at the link below!

Event-Day Volunteer Roles

Route Rabbits

Setup, monitor and breakdown barricades throughout the day to make sure Sunday Streets is a safe, car-free space for all to enjoy.

  • SHIFT TIMES: 9:00am-12:00pm, 11:30am- 2:30pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs
  • Must bring your own bike

 

Hub Support

Setup and breakdown tents, tables and chairs and make Sunday Streets a vibrant community space for all to enjoy.

  • SHIFT TIMES: 8:30am-11:30am, 2:30pm – 5:00pm
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

 

Crossing Guards

Be a Sunday Streets MVP by supporting a Crossing Guard shift to ensure participants safely cross key intersections.

  • SHIFT TIMES: 10:30am-2:00pm, 1:30pm- 5:00pm
  • Must be able to stand for several hours
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

 

Accessible Mystery Shifts

Help fill critical outreach and evaluation roles for Sunday Streets at your own pace. All accessible shifts will allow volunteers to either sit during the shift or take frequent rest breaks and will not require heavy lifting.

  • SHIFT TIMES: 10:00am-1:30pm, 1:00pm- 4:30pm
  • Must be a Sunday Streets enthusiast!

Pre-Event Opportunities

Sunday Streets need your help getting the word out about the season in each neighborhood we’ll be serving this year and across the city and help getting the office and warehouse ready for event season.

Outreach

Self lead shifts can be schedule at anytime beginning March 7th. Sign-posting shifts take place on the Wednesday before each event from 12pm-3pm along the event route.

 

Production Prep 

Shifts are on select Thursdays from 2-5 or 5-8pm at our offices in SoMa. Depending on your physical ability, production prep shifts can include preparing no parking signs, packing supply bins, sorting event paperwork, general office organizing, and helping move equipment for the big day.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long is a typical volunteer shift?

Most volunteer shifts are 3-4 hours and take place during the week and weekends leading up to an event and during event-day. Group shifts are either 4 or 6 hours depending on event needs and group availability.

Are there age restrictions?

All ages are welcome, however some supervision requirements apply for minors.
All volunteers under 18 years old — must have a parent/guardian sign a waiver.
All volunteers under 16 years old — must be accompanied by an adult at no less than a 3 to 1 ratio of guardians to youth.

 

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