Truck Ride-Along Volunteer: Help Clothe those in Need


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


121 Golden Gate AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94102
Truck Ride-Along Volunteer


St. Anthony’s Free Clothing Program is San Francisco’s largest free clothing program. FCP provides warm clothes, interview and employment apparel, and children’s clothing to low-income families and individuals, including those who are homeless. The Free Clothing Program serves approximately 150 guests per day in our three services: Men’s Service, Women’s Service, and Family Service.

The Truck Ride-Along Volunteer will assist our driver in making runs to pick-up clothing donations which are vital to our program in providing guests with high quality clothing. Volunteer duties will include communicating with donors onsite during the pick-up process, as well as lifting and moving donations (up to 100 pounds). This volunteer is expected to follow all truck safety guidelines, although please note the Ride-Along volunteer may not drive St. Anthony’s trucks or vehicles at any time. Steel-toe boots will be provided while volunteering.

Skills Required:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Awareness of surroundings and potential safety hazards at all times
  • Ability to lift and vary 50 to 100 pounds
  • Ability to climb in and out of raised truck for the duration of the full shift (4 hours)
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be a polite and respectful representative of St. Anthony's with donors
  • Excellent volunteer habits: professional, punctual, reliable, cooperative and team oriented
  • Adherence to guidelines explained in the Volunteer/Intern Handbook
  • Commitment to St. Anthony Foundation's Statement of Values, and desire to serve people who are homeless and low-income
  • Desire and/or experience engaging with diverse and low-income populations, many of whom have experienced homelessness, substance abuse and/or trauma.

If you are over 16 years of age, fill out a volunteer application on our website:

We will contact you after we review your application. This position will require a brief interview.

Please not that this opportunity is for individual volunteers only. If you would like to organize a group volunteer event, please email

We hope you will join us!


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 3 hours per week for 3+ months
  • Ability to lift and move 50 to 100 lbs

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