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Tue May 03, 2016 - Wed Nov 30, 2016


938 Valencia StreetSan Francisco, CA 94110


Host Committee Organizer ~ SF Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective

The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective (DLP/WC) is a grassroots-organized program deeply rooted in the community with strong support of key stakeholders. For over 20 years, the DLP/WC has been extremely successful at uniting, empowering, and organizing immigrant workers for dignified work and fair wages in San Francisco. Workers are organized in two collectives, one of men and one of women, to build collective power, develop skills, and operate a shared business.

Members of the collectives work together to eradicate the injustices that affect day laborers and domestic workers, fostering an organized environment where all workers can build their dignity, power and leadership. Members share a vision of a community where day laborers and domestic workers have the same opportunities and rights than any other worker. They accomplish this by offering each other opportunities to learn, work and participate in the movement of immigrant and domestic workers. The collectives are co-founders and leaders in the National Day Labor Organizing Network, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Progressive Workers Alliance, California Domestic Workers Coalition, Jobs with Justice, San Francisco Rising, among others.

In 2015, the DLP/WC started an exciting reorganization process with the objective of establishing a more sustainable and scalable model that enhances the impact of the program in the lives of immigrant workers.

The DLP/WC is looking for an fundraising specialist to organize and lead our Host Committee for the upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala this October. This volunteer works 1-on-1 with the President of the Bars and Restaurant Owners Assoc of San Francisco. The ideal candidate considers one’s self an extrovert, loves social occasions, has experience in PR and/or Fundraising and is comfortable asking their individuals in their vast network for favors.

Position Objective: This position recruits members and leads fundraising efforts of the Host Committee for the upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala this October.

This position is part of a volunteer team that supports the fundraising initiatives of the Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective. It is directed to transforming the lives of low-wage immigrant workers at a personal level, in order to develop leaders who can promote the dignity of their work and transform the industries in which they work. This position has the following.


  • Recruit Host Committee members

  • Secure corporate and individual sponsors

  • Support the marketing and promotion of the event

  • Post event follow-up

Expected Commitment:

6 hours per month

8 hours during October 2016

Desired Skills:

  • Very sociable with a large professional network

  • Proven ability to build productive business relationships


Founded in 1991 and inspired by the socio-ecologic model, the DLP/WC unites, empowers and organizes immigrant workers to access dignified work and fair wages by building collective power, developing skills, and operating businesses. The DLP/WC power center offers on-demand labor for environmentally-conscious cleaning services, childcare, patient care, moving, hauling, painting, yard work, handyman repairs, installations and more.

The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective is a program of Dolores Street Community Services, an equal-opportunity employer that seeks applicants of the greatest diversity possible, including women, people of color, lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender individuals, people living with HIV and persons with disabilities.


  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 44 hours
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