Category Archives: Oakland

Center for Elders’ Independence

You can help keep seniors healthier and happier—and have a really great time doing it. Volunteer at one of our nearby CEI Centers. No special skills required. Just your time and enthusiasm!

East Bay Agency for Children, Circle of Care

Healthy conditions are not distributed equally across our communities. Poverty, racism, and policies and laws that don’t support all families create barriers to wellness for many Bay Area families. EBAC’s transformational programs help children, youth, and families recover from trauma; …
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Prescott Circus Theatre

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: Prescott Circus Theatre challenges Oakland youth to live our core principles of hard work, teamwork, perserverance, and belief in oneself. We deliver against our mission to promote the skills and confidence our children …
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African Library Project

The African Library Project was founded in 2005 by Chris Bradshaw and her family from Portola Valley, California. While visiting remote villages in Lesotho, a small mountainous kingdom in Southern Africa, Chris was inspired to work toward ending the cycle …
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ARTogether

ARTogether is a community-building creative arts project, guided by the principle that art can serve as a means of expression that transcends language and culture, while it lays a foundation for managing and overcoming trauma. ARTogether facilitate social gathering, family …
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Sprouts Cooking Club

Sprouts Cooking Club is a nonprofit culinary organization. We strive to empower youth from all backgrounds to eat and live sustainably through teaching them how to cook healthy foods for themselves and their families. We offer classes on a sliding …
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Spokeland Bicycle Collective

Spokeland is a not-for-profit, community-driven bicycle cooperative that aims to reach out locally and foster Oakland unity. We support the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation as well as a healthy recreational activity. We are focused on …
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Circle of Care

Playful and compassionate volunteers needed to help children living with serious illness and/or grief and loss in their families. We are Circle of Care, a program of East Bay Agency for Children in Oakland. Learn to facilitate peer support groups …
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The Crucible

As a nonprofit, we depend heavily on the unique skill-sets of our diverse volunteer force. Our volunteer pool—around 150 individuals active at any given time—helps power nearly every aspect of what we do, from the office to the studio floor, …
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