Up Your Alley Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed at Up Your Alley Street Fair
Sunday, July 28th, 2019

This summer, ALRP is a proud beneficiary of the 2019 Up Your Alley Street Fair (aka Dore Alley). Please join us on Sunday, July 28th at the Folsom Street Events kick-off street fair!

This fun leather/fetish street fair unites adult alternative lifestyle communities with safe venues for self-expression and exciting entertainment. ALRP is once again a major beneficiary and we need as many volunteers as possible! First-time volunteers, Panel attorneys, and street fair stalwarts are encouraged to sign up. Come one, come all!!

By volunteering, you’ll have fun and ensure that ALRP is able to provide low-cost legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS.


GREAT PERKS for volunteers! 

  • Free food and beverages all day
  • Private restrooms with no lines
  • Free coat check (stash a costume or change of clothes)
  • Tables, chairs, and shade for relaxing

Volunteer at Up Your Alley

Up Your Alley takes place on Dore Alley between Folsom and Howard Streets from 11:00am-6:00pm on Sunday, July 28th. Volunteer shifts listed below and find out more about the event HERE.

If you (and a friend or two!) would like to volunteer, please contact ALRP Volunteer Coordinator Hannah Center at hannah@alrp.org or (415) 701-1200 ext. 303.

Please Include:
First & Last Name
Email Address
Cell Phone Number
Top THREE Volunteer Shift Choices


Sign Up To Volunteer!


Volunteer Shifts

Shifts marked with a * star are worth DOUBLE credit. Please sign up for one of these if you are available!

Gate Donations: Work with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to pump $$$ out of fair-goers and hand out stickers. Energetic and vocal volunteers needed.

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM 

Treasury Counter: Money counter! Keep track of all the money that comes in from donations and other booths. Make sure it’s all carefully counted and guarded with your lives. Inside, seated role.

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
2:00 PM – 6:30 PM


Security: Be the eyes and ears of the fair. Radio headquarters to communicate about emergencies, illegal vendors, inappropriate behavior, or shortages. Must have street smarts and be polite but firm.

5:00 AM – 9:30 AM
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
**2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
**6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Green Team: Monitor recycle stations and encourage fair-goers to recycle and compost. Gloves will be provided.

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM
**5:30 PM – 10:00PM


Supply Truck: Help manage the return of all our tables, chairs, tents, and other exciting supplies. Will involve some lifting.

5:30 AM – 9:30 AM
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
**5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Set-Up: Help set-up the fairgrounds. Unload trucks and lift or push heavy objects. Gloves will be provided.

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Breakdown: The most important job! Restore the fairgrounds to a clean and empty street. Break down headquarters, sweep, move tables, and load trucks. May require heavy lifting. Gloves will be provided.

**5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Beverages: Monitor inventory and supply liquor, soda, and water to beverage booths. May require heavy lifting. Use a radio to communicate with the beverage manager.

6:30 AM – 10:30 AM
**6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Entertainment: Set-up the stages and dance areas. Expect strenuous work unloading trucks and lifting heavy objects.

6:45 AM – 10:00 AM
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
3:30 PM – 7:30 PM
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Exhibitors: Monitor exhibitor area and report unauthorized vendors. After the fair, make sure exhibitors pack up. Friendly but firm volunteers needed.

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
**5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Gates Setup/Breakdown: Help set-up and take down the barricades and hang the signs at Folsom street entrances. People can’t have fun if they can’t get in!

5:30 AM – 10:30 AM
**6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Gates Greeter: Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in greeting fairgoers to the Fair. Fun and peppy volunteers encouraged!

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Hospitality: Maintain food area for volunteers and staff in HQ. Good job for people who want to remain mostly stationary and out of the sun.

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Floater: Flexible volunteers willing to help out when/when needed. The extra pair of hands!

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Bay of Pigs Party – Saturday, July 27th 

Coat Check: Man the coat check for partiers to safely leave their belongings while they dance the night away

8:00 PM – 12:00 PM
**12:00 AM – 4:30 AM 

Breakdown: Help tear down the party after all the fun has been had.

**3:30 AM – 7:30 AM


ALL shifts will be required to complete a simple Online Training before the fair but there is NO IN-PERSON TRAINING THIS YEAR!! WOO!!!! 


Contact Hannah Center to volunteer at UYA