Volunteer at our Fall Big Book Sale!


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 19, 2016 09:00 AM - Mon Sep 26, 2016 09:00 PM


Festival Pavillion, Fort Mason2 Marina BlvdSan Francisco, CA 94123


Our twice annual sales are the largest on the West Coast, and over 1000 volunteers help us raise $150,000 for the San Francisco Public Library in just 5 days!!

We'd love to have you join us Monday,September 19th through Sunday, September 25th. All shifts are 4 hours long and you don't have to sign up for all days!

Monday the 19th we start setting up tables with over 250,000 books and Tuesday evening we host a wine and snacks Member Preview Reception starting at 4pm. Doors are open to the public Wednesday through Sunday 10am - 6pm.

All volunteers receive a voucher for free books for every 2 hours of book sale assistance!

Volunteers as:

- Cashiers

- Callers (bag books and help cashiers keep the mine moving quickly)

- Floaters (go where help is needed, usually restocking books, helping customers, etc)

- Floaters/Restricted (wanna help but cannot lift, bend or do any repetitive motions)

- much, much more!

This opportunity is perfect for students and court ordered community service!

Most positons require the ability to stand and lift up to 25lbs. If you would like to volunteer or have any questions contact Brenda Salguero at 415-477-5223 for info on seated positons or email at brenda.salguero@friendssfpl.org or fill out this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/Fo5Fq8bseQVm3ffu2


  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Retail / Sales
  • Hospitality

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 hours
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds, but accommodations can be made.
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