​Volunteer
Thank   you   for   your   interest   in   volunteering!  
Volunteers needed at Friends Bookstore at the Main Library!
For 60 years, volunteers have been the heart and soul of our organization, raising funds and advocating for our Library's life-enriching programs and services. Friends offers many volunteer opportunities for individuals, community/school groups, and corporate teams of any size. 

See all volunteer opportunities here.
BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING
​VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES
FRIENDS BOOKSTORE at the MAIN LIBRARY (NEED TO FILL ASAP)
Duties include greeting and engaging the public with great customer service, operating the cash register, charge and debit card machines, stocking books, receiving and directing phone callsMust be 18 years of age or over. This is an ongoing volunteer activity with a commitment to one or more three-hour shifts per week. Due to the training and level of responsibility involved, Friends asks volunteers to make a six-month commitment. 

Shifts: During open bookstore hours. Volunteer shifts are 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, or 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm. 
Location: Main Library at 100 Larkin Street. The bookstore is located at the 30 Grove Entrance 

ONLINE SALES
Once a week, help pull books that have been sold online and get them ready to get shipped off to their new home. If you love independent and quiet work then this is the opportunity for you. Currently looking for someone to help on Fridays.

BOOK DONATION CENTER
Help us sort and inventory donated books and media so we can sell them in our Friends Bookstore, Step Sales, and future community book sales. 

Shifts: 3+ hour shift anytime weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 1630 17th Street

BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK PICK-UPS
We need volunteers to help us pick up donated books at neighborhood branch libraries and take them to our Book Donation Center. Must be able to pick up a 30 lb. box of books. Must have a valid driver’s license and must use your own vehicle. We currently need help at Park Branch, Vis Valley, and North Beach.

CORPORATE OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in team building and morale boosting activities? Volunteer at Friends! We have several opportunities for your company, ranging from small group activities to large scale book sales. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Friends! Check out the impact volunteers had in our organization last year, and help us make this year even better!
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES &
DONATION CENTER LOCATION
1630 17TH STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94107
​ADMINISTRATIVE PHONE: (415) 626-7500
BOOK DONATION CENTER: (415) 522-8606 

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