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St. Anthony Foundation

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Donation Processing Volunteer

The St. Anthony's Free Clothing Program is San Francisco's largest clothing program, serving up to 150 men, women and children per day. It it our mission to provide homeless and low-income San Franciscans with not only high quality and hygienic clothing, but also with a positive and dignified shopping experience.

In order to give out enough warm, clean clothing, we need volunteers who can can sort and hang clothing donations, or assist guests directly by finding the clothing items they need from 8-9am any day Monday through Friday.

Duties include:

  • Assist with the processing of donations per FCP guidelines and standards.
  • Prepare clothing racks for display in our free clothing store.
  • Communicate with guests to understand their needs and help find the clothing they are looking for.
  • Retrieve clothing and other requested items from the back of house donations for our guests.
  • Organize free clothing store by picking up fallen clothes, collecting empty hangers, and tidying shopping space.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to be professional, polite, and tactful with our guests and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Ability to successfully volunteer with a diverse client population including people who are homeless and/or low-income, and people with physical and/or mental health disabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent volunteer habits: professional, punctual, reliable, cooperative and team oriented.
  • Ability to lift 10 lbs.
  • Commitment to St. Anthony Foundation Statement of Values.

Please note that this opportunity is for individual volunteers only. If you would like to organize a group volunteer event, please email Thanks!

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About St. Anthony Foundation


121 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

Mission Statement

St. Anthony's is an organization providing essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty. Our mission is to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, lift the spirits of those in need, and create a society in which all persons flourish. Every day, with dignity and respect, we offer thousands of the most vulnerable among us the basics we all need to feel human: a hot meal, fresh clothing, an opportunity to connect with the world around us.


St. Anthony Foundation:

  • Over 68 years in San Francisco
  • 39 million meals served
  • Never-ending hope

St. Anthony’s is a civic anchor in San Francisco, providing stability to low-income residents of the city and inspiring hope through 2,400 hot meals a day, fresh clothing, medical care, technology access, job training, addiction recovery, and poverty education.

St. Anthony’s is a safe, welcoming place for individuals, community groups, and corporate teams to volunteer in a way that has a profound impact and is deeply rewarding for participants. Whether serving meals in our dining room, helping guests find fresh clothing, or teaching basic computer skills classes - volunteers are an integral part of the services we provide for those in need. Nearly 17,000 volunteers come through our doors each year.

We wouldn’t be here today without generations of San Franciscans who have given us a vision for a better world. Join us and together make a positive change.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


121 Golden Gate AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94102



  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
  • Must be 15 or older

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