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Posts from the ‘Volunteering’ Category

14
Nov

Sesshin Kitchen Volunteers Needed

The City Center kitchen is looking for volunteers to help prepare food in support of City Center’s December Rohatsu Sesshin, December 3 – 9.

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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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29
Aug

City Center Library Call for Volunteers

The City Center library is a great treasury of the dharma. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in helping us reopen the library by working on the cataloging process and to act as volunteer librarians.

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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

8
Aug

Tassajara Urgently Needs a Mechanic

Tassajara is urgently requesting the assistance of an experienced two-stroke engine mechanic, preferably with experience on Rotax engines.

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