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AIDS Walk San Francisco would not be possible without the help of our wonderful volunteers. Whether you’d like to start right away, or would like to help with the weekend of the event, we have opportunities for all ages and groups.
 
Day-Of-Event Volunteer Opportunities

We need nearly 1,000 volunteers on Sunday, July 15 to ensure a safe and fun day for all at AIDS Walk San Francisco! You can help us greet participants, tally donations, cheer on walkers, and so much more.

Check out our Day-of-Event activities below, then sign up for your favorite position!
 
Click here for complete descriptions of all Day-of-Event volunteer positions.

Click here for Volunteer Venue Map.
*Must be at least 16 years old
**Must be at least 18 years old and experienced with a 10-key calculator

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

SIGN-IN
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 7:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, July 14: 10a.m. to 12 p.m. (UCSF Parnassus Campus, Room 157, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143)

Be the first face that participants see the morning of AIDS Walk San Francisco! Sign-In Volunteers check in walkers and collect the funds they have raised. You must be friendly, outgoing, detail-oriented, and have a valid photo ID.

Sign-In Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and fluent in English. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Sign-In Volunteer!

ROUTE MARSHALS
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
No orientation 

Route Marshals direct the flow of participant traffic and help keep walkers safe at key intersections along the Walk route. This allows them to get a great front-row seat and cheer on walkers as they go by! They must be outgoing, energetic, and good communicators in order to guide the walkers safely. Route Marshal Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or accompanied by an adult. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Route Marshal Volunteer!

ROUTE CHECKPOINTS  
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Mandatory Orientation:  Saturday, July 14 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Our Checkpoint Volunteers help set up, manage, and clean up our Walker Checkpoints along the route. Distribute snacks and beverages to our dedicated walkers. Help direct walkers to services such as restrooms and first aid. All ages are welcome! This volunteer position is great for families and groups. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Checkpoint Volunteer!

CHECKPOINT 4  - POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift:  Sunday, July 15 from 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
No Orientation

Checkpoint 4 Volunteers help set up, manage, and clean up our walker checkpoint at the Start/Finish Line (also known as Checkpoint 4). Distribute snacks and beverages to our dedicated walkers. Help direct walkers to services such as restrooms and first aid. All ages are welcome! This volunteer position is great for families and groups. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Checkpoint 4 Volunteer!


DELINEATORS
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
No Orientation

Help us assemble and "delineate" the AIDS Walk San Francisco route before the Walk starts and break down the route once walkers have completed it. Delineator Volunteers must be comfortable with physical activity and lifting. Be prepared to get a little dirty! Click here to fill out the form and register as a Delineator Volunteer!

GREEN TEAM  - POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Mandatory Orientation:  Day of event

Keep AIDS Walk San Francisco green! We need volunteers to lead the way in preserving the beauty of Golden Gate Park. Help tell walkers what they can compost or recycle and how to do it. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Green Team Volunteer!

SATURDAY SET-UP  -  POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift:
Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
No Orientation

Join our efforts to prepare for AIDS Walk San Francisco. Play an instrumental part in the excitement and success of this year's Walk by setting up in Golden Gate Park the Saturday before the event. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Saturday Set-Up Volunteer!

SUNDAY SET-UP  - POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Help us set up Golden Gate Park the morning of the Walk, then enjoy the event with everyone else! Click here to fill out the form and register as a Sunday Set-Up Volunteer!

SECURITY
AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
No Orientation

Help with crowd control and security during the AIDS Walk San Francisco Opening and Post-Walk Ceremonies. Security Volunteers must possess excellent leadership and communication skills. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Security Volunteer!

STRIKE CREW -  POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift:
Sunday, July 15 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
No Orientation

Help us clean up and break down Golden Gate Park after you cross the Finish Line. This volunteer position is great for groups that are also walking! Click here to fill out the form and register as a Strike Crew Volunteer!

TEAMS AND INFORMATION ARMY  
AIDS Walk Shift:
Sunday, July 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
No Orientation

This select group of volunteers will not only assist us in setting up our Teams Area but will also help direct 10,000 AIDS Walk participants through Golden Gate Park and answer their questions as part of our “Info Army”! You’ll help us welcome these dedicated people as they join us in Golden Gate Park, and provide assistance to help walkers turn in funds and find their Team Meeting Stations as well as other AIDS Walk areas on the venue. Teams and Information Army Volunteers will need to quickly learn the venue layout, and must be comfortable with physical activity and lifting. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Teams and Information Army Volunteer!

TOTALING TENT -  POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift:
Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
No Orientation

Help us process donations and total the funds turned in by our participants on the day of AIDS Walk San Francisco. Totaling Volunteers must be at least 15 years old and have some experience with a 10-key calculator. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Totaling Volunteer!

VENUE MARSHALS  - POSITION CLOSED
AIDS Walk Shift:
Sunday, July 15 from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
No Orientation

Welcome walkers as they enter Golden Gate Park, and be part of the excitement at the Start and Finish Lines of AIDS Walk San Francisco! Direct walkers on the venue and guard restricted areas. Energetic and outgoing personalities are a must! Venue Marshal Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Click here to fill out the form and register as a Venue Marshal Volunteer!
 
FINISH LINE HOOPLAH

AIDS Walk Shift: Sunday, July 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Meet at Checkpoint 4 in Robin Williams Meadow

No Orientation 
Be the first to welcome back the walkers! Help us celebrate at the finish line by handing out Seals of Completion and cheering as the walkers return from the route. Then stick around to help us make sure the venue is spotless and beautiful.