Front Desk Volunteer-Work Exchange for Classes


Cause Areas


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


26 - 7th Street5th FloorSan Francisco, CA 94103

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Dance Center


Great Volunteer Opportunity!

Earn free classes while learning about arts administration and non-profit management at a thriving, beloved 30+ year San Francisco Dance Institution.


The Front Desk Volunteer works at the front desk alongside or supervised by Front Desk Staff to learn and perform desk administration. Volunteers handle front office reception and administration duties, including customer service, answering the phones as well as other duties

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Greet/check in students: receive and record payments with CSM software
  • Desk Administration - including phone calls, booking rental space, maintaining knowledge of, and be able to communicate clearly, all the Center’s programs
  • Taking the volunteer commitment seriously and showing up for assigned shifts.
  • Being available to sub for other front desk volunteers
  • Be available for special events and other organizational needs.
  • Must work well under pressure and maintain a consistently pleasant and professional personality when communicating with the public.
  • Communicate effectively with staff/teachers and maintain a professional attitude even in the face of challenges.
  • Flexible and able to multi-task
  • Mailings and other projects as they arise
  • Other Duties

Demonstrates aptitude in:

  • thoroughness and detail of work
  • a strong work ethic
  • excellent people skills,
  • great creditability and personal integrity
  • ability to handle sensitive information with discretion

Weekly 3 hour shifts depending on availability and need of org.

  • M-F (9am to 12pm)
  • M-f (12pm-3pm)
  • M-f (3pm to 5pm)
  • M-F (5pm to 8pm)
  • Friday (5pm to 7pm)
  • Saturday/Sun (9am to 12pm)
  • Saturday/Sun (12pm to 3pm)

Receive 1 class/hour worked (not including hours worked during a paid sub shift)


  • Data Entry
  • Office Reception
  • Transactions
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Arts Administration

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 hours minimum per week. 6 month commitment
  • Professional demeanor, customer service oriented, flexible and willing to perform admin duties

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