Current Opportunities

Apply Today for these Openings

devi table_redMany city departments rely on volunteer help, including the Fire and Police Departments, Public Works, three community centers, and two libraries. Check out our current openings below. You can also apply to be part of a board or commission.

Give us a call if something sparks your interest, 415-485-3407, or e-mail us. If you have an idea for a volunteer position that you don’t see here, let us know and we’ll try to accommodate your interest. If you see an opportunity you like, fill out the Volunteer Application Full and we’ll contact you.

Clean Campaign Ambassador

Help the San Rafael Clean Campaign at cleanup events and in other promotional activities to educate the community about the impacts of litter and benefits of recycling. Those with a special interest in promoting our Clean Business Program encouraged to apply. Flexible scheduling. Visit our website to learn more.

Spruce up San Rafael — Parks and Paths Service Projects

From April to October, San Rafael offers monthly hands-on service projects. It’s your opportunity to enjoy some fresh air, get your hands dirty, and do something good for your neighborhood and community! Projects range from cleanups to fixing picnic benches or play equipment at our local parks. These are great family opportunities!  Check out the current schedule for dates and locations!

Garden at the Falkirk Greenhouse!

Love to garden? Come to a work party on the second Saturday of each month at the beautiful Falkirk Gardens. Volunteers are also needed for other greenhouse projects including heating, cooling, plumbing, drip irrigation, carpentry, and painting. Feel free to show up at 10:00 on the second Saturday or for more information, contact Phil Hinderberger,


We are looking for an able photographer to capture the exciting events and volunteer projects that take place in San Rafael! Do you have that special knack for capturing people in action, whether it’s an outdoor activity or an indoor event? If so, we need your help. Your photos will be featured in our newsletter , on our website, and on Facebook!