Opportunity Details


Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:15+

The Big Book Sale

Every year the Friends puts on the biggest used book sale on the West Coast, called the Big Book Sale. We cannot do it without the help of hundreds of volunteers, who put in more than 4,000 hours of service in just one week.The sale runs from October 29th November 4th, with the 29th as a set up day and the 30th our member preview night. All volunteers receive a voucher for free books for every 2 hours of book sale assistance!Volunteers act as:CashiersCallers (bag books and help cashiers keep the mine moving quickly)Floaters (restock tables with books and keep them organized, go where needed)Volunteer Check In helpMost positions require the ability to stand and lift up to 25lbs. If you would like to volunteer but have physical restrictions, you can always help at the check in desk or in the kitchen. If you have any questions please contact the Manager of Volunteer Services, Brenda Salguero, at 415-477-5223 or email at We accept large groups and students 15 and over! HOW TO APPLY FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please wait... spinner

Login or Register

In order to register for this opportunity you must login to an existing account or register to create a new account.


Signup with team

This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. When you click on the link you will have the option to:

  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

Signup Questions

Please respond to the following questions in order to signup for this opportunity: