Volunteers: San Francisco Pride

Volunteers at SF Pride

SF Pride Volunteer Information

  • Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 25, 7:30 to 11:00 pm. NEW LOCATION. Bayview Opera House, 3705 3rd St. near Oakdale. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
  • Sundance Festival Pride Dance. Sunday, June 26, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Golden Gate near Larkin.
  • There is no dance on Sunday night.

The San Francisco Pride weekend remains one of the biggest weekends of the year for Sundance Saloon, second only to the Sundance Stompede. Even though the weekend is scaled back a bit, dozens of volunteers are still needed to produce our two back-to-back dances Saturday night and Sunday day.

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Required to sign up for a shift on-line.
If you volunteered for a prior Stompede, Castro Street Fair, New Year's Eve, or SF Pride, you already have an account in the Special Event volunteer system.


You do not have to use this system to volunteer. You can contact the volunteer coordinator with your name, e-mail address, cell phone number, and shifts desired, and we will get you signed up.

Special note to Sundance Saloon volunteers: The Sundance Saloon volunteer system is different and separate from our Sundance Special Event volunteer system. We suggest that you use the same User ID (e-mail address) and password for both systems.

If you volunteered since 2011 for a prior Stompede, Castro Street Fair, New Year's Eve Dance, or SF Pride, you already have an account in the Special Event volunteer system.

Problems or questions about logging in with your account? Contact us. Please add volunteer@sundancesaloon.org to your e-mail address book. This system relies on getting messages to you.

Volunteer Job Descriptions


Load-in (Saturday afternoon)
Load truck, transport from Noe Valley storage to hotel, unload truck.
Requires: heavy lifting; likes arranging furniture; punctuality

Set-up Bayview Opera House (Saturday afternoon)
Set up lights, front door, coat-check, and air purifiers and fans.
Requires: moderate lifting; ability to follow directions; opposable thumbs

Front Door (Saturday evening)
Handles front door entry and/or checks handstamps/wristbands
Requires: money handling; wrist fetish; friendly smile

Coat-Check (Saturday evening)
Check coats and bags.
Requires: money handling; light lifting; plays well with coat-hangers

Tear-down Bayview Opera House (Saturday night)
Disassemble our materials and load into truck.
Requires: heavy lifting; legs still working after dancing; can follow directions.



Set-up Civic Center (Sunday morning)
Set up boot-check, rearrange furniture, hang banners and posters.
Note: We do not build our own dance floor at this event.
Requires: possible heavy lifting; creativity helpful; flexibility

Boot-Check (Sunday day)
Check coats, boots, and bags.
Requires: money handling; light lifting; friendly smile

Wrangler (Sunday afternoon)
Hand out flyers, promote Sundance Saloon
Requires: friendly and outgoing demeanor; good communication skills; need cross-sectional representation

Tear-down Civic Center (Sunday evening)
Disassemble our materials and cart everything back to the truck.
Requires: light lifting; legs still working after dancing; ability to follow directions

Load-out (Monday morning)
Unload truck at storage in Noe Valley
Requires: heavy lifting; moving boxes around; some organizational skills

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