Glide Foundation

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About us

GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

GLIDE is a beloved cultural icon and San Francisco's premiere provider of innovative social services for marginalized populations with an annual operating budget of $18 million and a staff of 160 employees. GLIDE offers comprehensive support services to San Francisco's poor and homeless communities to overcome the bar­riers of poverty, violence, addiction, dependency and low self-worth. The organization has held steady the vision of supporting and uplifting the disenfranchised through unconditional love, acceptance and respect for over four decades.

Why Work or Volunteer at GLIDE?

  • For over 50 years, GLIDE has been breaking down barriers, giving a voice to those who have been silenced and offering a place for all to come home.
  • Our Core Values emerge from GLIDE as a spiritual movement. They are rooted in empowerment, recovery and personal transformation. Our values inspire and guide our behaviors.
  • Our methodology is radically simple: love, acceptance, and compassion, which we apply through programs in Wellness, Growth, Spirit, and Leadership.
  • The strength and vision of our staff empowers us and the community to continue to provide help and unconditional love to those most in need.
  • We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact information

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Phone: 415-674-6000

Fax: 415-276-5748

330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, US

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