Justice Education Service Days

Justice Education days provide greater depth and meaning to the volunteer experience by offering education and discussions on the issues of homelessness and poverty. Projects include a workshop, direct service and debrief discussion.

Impact projects can be scheduled as a morning or afternoon session.

Time

Morning Version

9:00 AM St. Anthony’s staff greets the group and provides an overview of St. Anthony’s, Tenderloin neighborhood history, and issues of poverty in San Francisco.
9:45 AM The group is escorted to various service sites. Volunteers may serve in St. Anthony’s Dining Room, Clothing Program, or with one of our partner agencies in the neighborhood. The number of service sites varies based on the number of people in the group. For youth groups, there must be an adult chaperone at each site.
Noon Groups not serving in the Dining Room return and a staff person prepares them to join our guests, waiting in line to share lunch and conversation in the Dining Room with our guests.
1:00 PM SAF staff leads the group in a debrief discussion on the day’s experiences and participants learn ways they can continue to be involved in service to our community.
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Group departs.

How may volunteers?

Dining Room (up to 20 volunteers); Clothing Program (up to 20 volunteers)

When?

Monday – Friday

Age requirements?

Must be a high school freshman or older

How many chaperones?

At least one chaperone per service site

Time

Afternoon Version

2:00 PM St. Anthony’s staff greets the group and provides an overview of St. Anthony’s and issues of poverty in San Francisco.
2:30 PM The group is escorted to service at the St. Anthony’s Farmer’s Market or Clothing Program.
4:00 PM SAF staff leads the group in a debrief discussion on the day’s experiences and participants learn ways they can continue to be involved in service to our community.
4:30 PM Group departs.

How may volunteers?

Farmer’s Market (up to 20 volunteers); Clothing Program (up to 20 volunteers)

When?

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (no Wednesday)

Age requirements?

Must be a high school freshman or older

How many chaperones?

At least one chaperone per service site

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