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The Women's Building

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The Women's Building. Empower. Enrich. Engage.

The Women’s Building (TWB) is a multi-cultural, multi-service center in the Mission District of San Francisco. TWB provides services and programs to empower women and girls, a home to a variety of non-profit organizations, and a community center with meeting spaces. Our mission is to provide women and girls with the tools and resources they need to achieve full and equal participation in society.

In collaboration with the SF-Marin Food Bank and The SF Market, The Women's Building provides assistance to hundreds of immigrant families each week at our pantries. We support these families with food distribution including a mix of produce and dry goods and exposure to community resources related to nutrition, employment and other social programs.

3-6 hours per week. Mondays 8am-11am and/ or Thursdays 8am-11am. (This position requires a 3 month minimum commitment)

Responsibilities include:

  • Indoor Volunteer Positions:

    • Baggers/Set-up:
      • Assist with organizing and preparing the auditorium for distribution
      • Unload heavy boxes from the food truck and transport the food to the distribution room
      • Transporting and assembling necessary equipment and tools such as dolleys, tables, chairs, etc
      • Bagging produce and groceries
    • Janitorial Maintenance:
      • Breaking down boxes
      • Sweep and mop messes
      • Put away equipment and sanitize tables

    Outdoor Volunteer Positions:

    • Line support and monitoring:
      • Passing out food pantry tickets to unregistered line
      • Ensuring people maintain 6ft social distancing protocols
      • Monitoring front of line and calling people to pick up bag and making sure space is cleared for next guest
    • Food Return Table:
      • Collect unwanted food and organize for others to grab
      • Bring any extras inside to be re-bagged for later guests

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About The Women's Building

Location:

3543 - 18th St., #8, San Francisco, CA 94110, US

Mission Statement

In 1979, The Women's Building made history by becoming the first women-owned community center in the nation. Twenty-one years later we're pleased to unveil the results of a two-year, $6 million renovation and seismic improvement project. Now offering several child care services, expanded programs, and additional space for community organizations and events, The Women's Building is thriving like never before. Our world-renowned mural has also been expanded, with the original Maestrapeace artists adding vibrant new art.

Description

a Women's resource center -- see above in Mission Statement

Community
Hunger
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3543 18th StreetBetween Valencia and GuerreroMission DistrictSan Francisco, CA 94110

(37.76145,-122.4227)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

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