Thanks for your interest in volunteering for the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District!  We have many opportunities to volunteer, see the list with dates below.

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Current Volunteer Needs

Greeters/Gate Monitors – SOMA Second Saturdays!:

12th Street between Eagle Plaza and Folsom Street
11:30 am – 2:30 pm (6-8 needed)
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm (6-8 needed)

  • Greet attendees
  • Assist local residents’ cars to safely enter and exit the fair.
  • Short shifts allow you to enjoy the fair before or after.
  • Snacks and soft drinks provided.
  • Dates:
    October 14

Booth Staffing:

  • Greet guests, answer questions, distribute brochures
  • Sell Cultural District pins and bandanas
  • Help guests take pictures at our Step & Repeat
  • Staff Gear Swap booth
  • Volunteers needed:
    • LeatherWalk on September 17
    • Folsom Street Fair on September 24
    • Bearrison Street Fair on October 14


  • LeatherWalk on September 17, 2023
    • Escort and coordinate walkers
    • Collect donations, distribute LeatherWalk Pins
    • “Leapfrog” ahead of the walk to prepare each venue for our arrival 

Color Guard (Ceremonial Flags):

  • March with Flags at events.  Flags include:
    • LGBTQ Pride, Leather Pride, Trans Pride, US, California, SF, and more.
  • Volunteers needed for:
    • LeatherWalk on September 17
    • Other events as needed

For more info, to discuss your interests or to volunteer, please email manager@sflcd.org 

We look forward to seeing you!

These are our current needs, but we need Volunteers year-round:   

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