Become an Activities Volunteer at Shanti Project!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


730 Polk StreetSan Francisco, CA 94109


Become a Shanti Activities Volunteer!

Shanti Project exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and onsite patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support and preserving the human-animal bond, Shanti strives to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco’s most vulnerable.

The Activities Program offers currently registered clients an opportunity to enjoy some of the Bay Area's cultural events and recreational activities with a supportive group of peers. Living with life-threatening illness can be a difficult and lonely experience, and research shows that socialization and support can provide a big boost to both the spirits and the immune system.

The role of the Activities Desk Volunteer is to manage the Activities and Events desk from 9am-1pm one day a week to:

Process client requests in person and over the phone

Keep daily log of clients who access services

Update Activities list daily

Communicate directly with vendors

We are currently seeking two individuals to attend to the Program on Mondays and Fridays who possess the following qualities:

Takes initiative

Is detail-oriented and is able to keep up with paperwork

Has good communication skills the ability to interact with a diverse client base in person and on the phone

Is computer literate (Proficient in Microsoft Word and internet usage)

Is organized and has the ability to multi-task

Is outgoing and friendly

Can make a minimum commitment of 6 months, one day a week, from 9am-1pm (with the possibility of more hours) and attend a quarterly team meeting

We are currently seeking two volunteers to attend to the Program on Mondays and Fridays from 9am-1pm.

We encourage women, LGBTQ identified people, HIV positive individuals, and people of color to apply.

Interested parties may reply to:

Adrienne Elias

Shanti HIV Services Manager


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Mondays and Fridays from 9am-1pm.

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