May 2015: Volunteer Opportunities

Below is a list of volunteer opportunities at the San Francisco Veterans Equity Center:

1. Food Distribution – Help pass out food or check clients in during our Immigrant Food Assistance Program, 1 – 3 pm, May 7, 14, 21, and 28.

2. Mothers Day Celebration –  Celebrate and give thanks to all the VEC mothers and womyn who mother! Help with set up, documentation, clean up, checking in attendees, and serving food. The event is from 2 pm – 4 pm on May 8, 2015.

3. VEC’s Got Talent – Sing Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” and other karaoke classic with our seniors. Music is our form of healing and brings community together. Come sing with us on May 6 and 20 (Tuesday) from 2 pm – 4 pm.

4. Bingo Birthday Bash – Celebrate the births of our lovely seniors with fun and games! Come spend time with them on this day, May 29, 2 pm – 4 pm.

5. Memorial Day Commemoration – Join VEC to remember those who have dedicated their lives through military service, May 22, 2 pm – 4 pm.

6. Barrio Fiesta –  The SoMa community will be bringing back the annual Barrio Fiesta! A day filled with performances, games, food (LECHON!), and much more. We need volunteers to help out with logistics before and on the day of May 23, 11 am – 4 pm. We are inviting all our volunteers to join us on this special day.

7. Office Support – VEC is open 9 – 5 pm (Closed 12 – 1 pm), Monday through Friday. We need help calling clients, filing, data entry, archiving, and other tasks. If you’re looking for office/administrative experience, VEC is the place for you!We are also looking for volunteers who have experience using Salesforce! Help VEC with our data migration project.

8. Bill Sorro Housing Program – We are looking for volunteers interested in helping us do outreach (phonebanking) and application assistance for low income families and individuals. Interested in learning more about affordable housing? Come help out during our housing clinic drop in hours every Tuesday, 10 am – 12pm and 1:30pm – 4pm. Training will be provided.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of these events or would like to schedule a tour of our center, please contact Mary or Caroline 415-255-2347. First time volunteering? Fill out an online volunteer application.


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