Volunteer

Now recruiting for all positions!

Thank you for your interest in getting involved with us! At Strut, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work alongside our professional staff as partners. We’re proud to offer a wide range of opportunities that go beyond regular volunteerism to help us take care of each other as we work together to improve the health and wellness of our community.

We are now recruiting for all positions! The journey to becoming a volunteer requires a hefty time commitment, but the rewards of becoming part of the world’s best volunteer team are well worth it!

Ready to take the plunge and join our team? Check out the volunteer job descriptions below:

Socialite: Special Events Volunteer

Training Required: Minimal

Commitment: One special event (typically three to four hours in length) per month for a period of six months.

Role: Strut hosts a wide array of community events through many of our available programs. Our socialite volunteers help with set up, serve as welcoming hosts during our events and assist with tear down when the events are over. A passion for creating and cultivating new events for our programs is especially appreciated!


Concierge: Welcome, Information and Registration Services Volunteer

Training Required: Moderate

Commitment: Two shifts per month for a minimum period of six months. Shifts are typically three to four hours in length and weekly or biweekly shifts are strongly recommended.

Role: Our concierge volunteers welcome guests as they arrive and go above and beyond to create a high level of satisfaction for anyone who is seeking services. In this role you might find yourself directing guests to services, having a conversation with a newcomer about what they can find at Strut, helping guests set up appointments, or helping with registration. This position requires a high level of customer service, attention to detail and a willingness to serve in any capacity needed, including non-public facing tasks such as chart filing.


Data Entry: Clerical & Data Entry Volunteer

Training Required: Moderate

Commitment: Two to four shifts per month for a minimum period of three months. Shifts are typically two to four hours in length and commitment to a specific weekly or biweekly day and time is required for this role.

Role: Our clerical and data entry volunteers assist our HIV/STI data manager and director of nursing in entering charts into our database. This is a non-customer facing role. Most work is done on an individual basis. Self-motivation, strong attention to detail and a passion for clerical work is required.


HTC: HIV/STI Test Counselor Volunteer

Training Required: Extensive (60+ hours spanning 8-10 weeks)

Commitment: Two shifts per month for a minimum period of one year after the completion of training. Shifts are typically three to four hours in length and weekly or biweekly shifts are strongly recommended

Role: HTCs provide client-centered guidance and support through the HIV testing and STI screening process. Those selected for this position must complete an extensive training program to become certified by the State of California to provide HIV counseling and testing. This includes a required four-day (Tuesday through Friday) training course at the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Training dates and details will be provided upon approval of the volunteer application.

Acceptance into the HIV/STI test counselor training program is competitive. Preference is given to current Strut volunteers who have fulfilled minimum commitments in other areas such as Concierge or Socialite.


RN/NP-HTC: Licensed Professional HIV/STI Test Counselor Volunteer

Training Required: Extensive (60+ hours spanning 8-10 weeks)

Commitment: One four hour shift per week, two weeks per month, for a period of one year.

Role: In addition to completing the HIV/STI test counselor training program, our licensed professional volunteers have the option to become providers of STI screening and treatment services under the supervision of our clinical services manager. Individuals in this role must possess a valid license to practice in the State of California, AHA-BLS Certification, and a valid California Driver’s License.


Holistic Health Services Volunteer (Licensed professionals only)

Training Required: Minimal

Commitment: One three hour shift per week

Role: Our holistic health volunteers offer massage, acupuncture and/or other stress relieving services free of charge while people hang out in our open public spaces or await appointments. A valid license or certification (or proof of pending licensure or training) to provide services is required for this position.


Recruitment for all positions is ongoing!

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All new Strut volunteers must complete a 2-step TB testing process and furnish proof of immunity to Hepatitis B (either natural or acquired) prior to beginning volunteer service. A flu shot is also required annually. Don’t worry, we will help you with these items if need be.

At this time we are unable to accommodate requests for internships, externships or clinical rotations.