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CUESA Volunteer Application
CUESA loves volunteers! Volunteers are crucial members of our team and participate in a wide range of exciting, educational activities and programs, from seasonal cooking demos to our major fundraising events. If you are interested in becoming a CUESA volunteer, please first read through our volunteer handbook available at
, then complete the volunteer application below. We also ask that all volunteers attend one of our quarterly volunteer orientations. Our final 2018 volunteer orientation will be scheduled for a Wednesday night in mid-August at the Ferry Building.
Keep posted for the next volunteer orientation and other CUESA news by signing up for our weekly e-letter at
or by visiting our Facebook page at
If you have any questions, feel free to email Cindy at
, or call 415.291.3276, ext. 103.
We look forward to working with you!
Photo by CUESA Volunteer Amanda Harris
Are you under 18 years of age?
If so, we require a guardian's signature on a Parental Permission form before starting work
Yes, I am under the age of 18 and understand that a guardian's consent is required before working with CUESA
Current Employer and Position
Previous Employers and Positions
Relevant Additional Skills/Experience
Marketing and Communications
Working with Youth
Other Current Volunteer Positions
Previous Volunteer Positions
Reason for Volunteering with CUESA
Support the Cause
Gain Employment Skills
Learn New Skills
Emergency Contact Relationship
Emergency Contact Address
Emergency Contact Phone
Volunteer Areas of Interest
You will be added to the mailing lists for the selected programs to receive email updates on upcoming volunteer opportunities in these fields (check all that apply)
Communications Volunteer: Help with promotion of markets and educational programs, plus other routine office tasks
Culinary Programs Volunteer: Help support and facilitate Farmers Market-based culinary programs
Database Management Volunteer: Assist with data base entry and management
Education Programs Volunteer: Assist in preparation, promotion and management of formal educational programs
Education Special Projects Volunteer: Develop, create, and maintain special projects & resources in support of educational mission
Food Shed Volunteer: Provide detailed information & hands-on learning opportunities within the Farmers Market
Foodwise Kids Volunteer: Help manage elementary school students participating in culinary Farmers Market field trip program
Information Booth Volunteer: Answer questions, provide customer service functions, promote programs & events
Outreach Volunteer: Represent CUESA at various fairs and festivals around the city
Photography Volunteer: Take digital photos for programs, events, displays, website, marketing/media efforts
Special Events Volunteer: Assist with preparation, promotion and execution of special events and fundraising events
Can you speak or write in other languages?
I'm conversant in one or more other languages. (Note below in "Other" field.)
I can translate in writing in one or more other languages. (Note below in "Other" field.)
We hope you will find your volunteer experience with CUESA to be rewarding and beneficial. Our expectations of you and your contributions are described in the handbook. However, we also want to know what you expect of our staff, and what you hope to gain from your volunteer experience. My expectations as a CUESA Volunteer:
My electronic signature below (please give your initials) signifies that I have received a copy of the CUESA Volunteer Handbook. As a volunteer of CUESA I agree to abide by the policies outlined in the Handbook. Furthermore, I understand that I am not an employee of CUESA and am not entitled to the benefits afforded employees of CUESA. My intent is to render my services to CUESA voluntarily. I understand that I will not be compensated for these services nor do I expect to be monetarily compensated for services performed on behalf of CUESA.
Do you plan on attending the next Volunteer Orientation on a Wednesday night in mid-August?
Yes, I will RSVP on Eventbrite for the August SF orientation once it's announced on the weekly e-letter.
I'm unavailable in the summer and look forward to attending the Jan 2019 orientation announced in CUESA's weekly e-letter.
Would you like to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter?
Yes! Please sign me up.
How did you hear about CUESA?
Friend (please note which friend in "other" box)
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Social Media (facebook, twitter, pinterest, etc.)
Are you a current CUESA volunteer updating your contact information?
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