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Posts from the ‘Volunteering’ Category

6
Jun

Volunteers Needed for City Center Library

The City Center Library and Reading Room is accepting volunteer applications. Currently we are in need of coverage for weekly evening hours and Saturday mid-morning to after lunch, to assist us in keeping this lovely, quiet library and sitting space open for residents and other members/visitors. Training will be provided. Meals included.

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8
Feb

Sesshin Kitchen Volunteers Needed

The City Center kitchen is looking for volunteers to help prepare food in support of City Center’s Spring Sesshin, March 17 – 24.

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19
Dec

Volunteering in the City Center Library

As part of the on-going effort to renovate the library and make it available to San Francisco Zen Center members, we are looking for a few volunteers.

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11
Oct

Gleaning at Green Gulch Farm, October 14

Saturday, October 14, 1:30 – 3 pm

Please join us at Green Gulch Farm to glean vegetables from the fields that will be donated to local non-profits such as the SF-Marin Food Bank, Poor Magazine, Marin Interfaith Street Chaplaincy, Zen Hospice, and Martin de Porres in SF.

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4
Oct

Volunteers for Meal Preparation for Homeless Men and Women

San Francisco Zen Center, in cooperation with the San Francisco Interfaith Council and the Gubbio Project, offers meals (breakfast and dinner) on a semi-regular basis to homeless men and women. We are compiling a list of volunteers who are interested in being invited to help with these meals.

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2
May

Bookstore Seeking Volunteers

The Zen Center Bookstore at City Center is looking for volunteers for the following shifts:
Mondays, 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Wednesdays, 1:30 – 5:30 pm

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10
Nov

Arbor Day at Green Gulch Farm

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 1 – 4:30pm

Please join us to inaugurate a new autumnal planting date for our longtime Arbor Day tradition! In the spirit of giving thanks to the earth, we will plant with the early rains to establish deep roots over the winter.

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7
Nov

Outreach November 2016

Thanks to the generosity of our friends, we collected 127 pairs of socks during the month of October for the Gubbio Project, which offers shelter and food to homeless men and women in the Tenderloin and the Mission. Read more

21
Sep

When Children Are Present

Young people call on us to be our best selves, teaching us to slow down and see the beauty in simple things, writes Meikyo Chelsea True, coordinator of the newly re-envisioned Children’s Program at Green Gulch Farm, now renamed the Youth & Family Program.  Read more

10
Aug

Books for Outreach Fund-Raising Sale

There is a Book Sale October 22 – 31 in the City Center mail hallway. All sales are by anonymous donation. We are still accepting donations of books for the sale, which helps to support San Francisco Zen Center’s outreach programs. Read more