Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer With Us!

Volunteers are the backbone of Openhouse. Volunteers ensure we’re able to meet our mission to serve our growing community of LGBT seniors as they age in the city they call home. Here are just a few of the many opportunities to volunteer with Openhouse:

Become a “Friendly Visitor”. Find out more here. Ask Sylvia about our telephone assurance program!

Support Openhouse Community Engagement Programs by lending a hand during activities and/or after an event.2015Sarria-Dydyk_OpenHouse-125

Engage LGBT seniors through ongoing outreach phone calls about upcoming programs.

Support Openhouse program staff by offering administrative support through data entry, posting information in online calendars, developing promotional flyers, copyediting our monthly senior newsletter, and more!

Assist us with outreach by posting information online and by distributing flyers about Openhouse activities, services, programs, and events for LGBT older adults in aging-friendly spaces around the city.

Advocate with public officials for funding, housing and services as part of the Openhouse speaker’s bureau.

Openhouse will give you all the training and support you need to be an active, satisfied volunteer. To find out more about how you can volunteer at Openhouse, please complete this Volunteer Application and email the completed form to [email protected]

We also post periodic volunteer opportunities on our page.

Upcoming Events

Mattering Across Generations: Friendly Visitor Volunteering Happy Hour

Thursday March 14, 5:30-7:00pm @ Bob Ross LGBT Senior Center, 65 Laguna St.

“Social connections keep people healthy!” Our Friendly Visitor: Mattering Across Generations is a program that connects volunteers with LGBTQ seniors for meaningful meetups !

Join us for a casual happy hour & mixer and learn about getting involved!

RSVP to Sylvia 415.659.8123 or email [email protected]


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