Gala Volunteering

Volunteers needed Sunday, May 21




Join us as an important and valued Volunteer for our 35th  Annual Star Chefs & Vintners Gala on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Fort Mason, San Francisco.  This event raises one-third of the necessary funds to help MOWSF provide nutritious meals and safety checks to over 5000 home-bound seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco. This fabulous black-tie event is not to be missed if you enjoy spectacular culinary and wine options from all around the Bay Area. Please sign up for a shift today as this event is popular and positions get filled on a first come first serve basis. We hope you can join us this year as your assistance and commitment is what makes this event a great one!

Please note that Sunday, May 21 is also Bay to Breakers in San Francisco. If you sign up for as shift, please make note of the timing so you can cross the city and be on time for your volunteer assignment.

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, San Francisco

Volunteer Jobs

Chef Lounge Volunteer
Assist Gala Chef’s with any needs they have during the event.  Including, but not limited to providing information on the event, helping them secure items they might need and in general be a support to them.

All Shifts Full

Chef Load In
*Must be able to lift up to 50lbs*

Assist Reception, Dessert, and Dinner Chefs with loading their displays, supplies, and food, and transporting them to the designated areas with the use of an electric golf cart. This volunteer role helps us to provide great customer service to chefs volunteering at the Gala!

All Shifts Full

Guest Relations & Coat Check
Answer guests’ questions, take messages, be the lost and found, assist lost guests/volunteers, check in the press, take guest’s coats, and hand them tickets for retrieval later in the evening and provide great customer service.

All Shifts Full

This is a “Hurry up and Wait” position where you will be asked to help where needed at the event. When free from a task, report to your captain for a new assignment.

All Shifts Full

Silent Auction Set-Up
Move auction items from onsite storage to auction display area; assist with merchandising and signage.

All Shifts Full

Super Silent Auction Guest Relations
Greet guests/make them feel welcome; monitor auction items, answer questions, encourage bidding, package up items at the close of the auction and move items to the redemption room.

All Shifts Full