Volunteer

Volunteer

Catholic Charities of the East Bay offers a diverse range of volunteer opportunities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

To become a volunteer:

  1. Consider your availability, interests and skills
  2. Review our current volunteer opportunities
  3. Complete our Online Volunteer Form Below
Some opportunities may require an interview, a reference check, and a criminal background check.

For more information contact us at volunteer@cceb.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Development Administrative Assistant:  Assists the Development Department with Administrative tasks. This includes but is not limited to:  Copying, filing, making follow up phone calls, filling documents as needed and other administrative tasks assigned by the Development Department.  We are looking for a Development Administrative Assistant Volunteer to be friendly, organized, professional, positive, detail-oriented and willingness to help!

Training is provided.

Position available in the following offices:

Oakland

Facilities: The Facilities Volunteer will perform light maintenance tasks and other work-related duties as assigned. This person will be supervised by the Facilities Coordinator.

Position available in the following offices:

Oakland
Richmond
Concord

Housing Services: The Housing Intake Volunteer provides support to the Housing Services’ staff by conducting screening assessments to determine if someone is eligible for housing assistance. This position also serves to connect people to additional resources to address needs. This volunteer may also be trained to complete Season of Sharing applications. Will aid staff with appointment reminders and post-service follow-up calls. As such, a volunteer in this capacity must be friendly, positive, professional, detail-oriented and organized. Training is provided.

Position available in the following offices:

Oakland (Spanish preferred)
Richmond
Concord (Spanish preferred)

Legal Administrator: Our professional attorneys, staff, law school interns and pro-bono attorneys offer legal counseling for low-income immigrants. Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative tasks and provide basic information to clients.

Position available in the following offices:

Richmond
Concord 

Reception Information & Referral: The Reception Information and Referral Volunteer is crucial to the success of Catholic Charities. This volunteer will serve as a first point-of-contact for members of our community who call into or walk into Catholic Charities. As such, Reception and Information Referral Volunteer must be patient, polite, and helpful above all else. Bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteers are preferred for this volunteer role. This is an ideal volunteer opportunity for retired office professionals wanting to give back, students who want work experience at a busy social service agency, and anyone who wants to help people in crisis in our community. Catholic Charities is willing to work with students and schools to provide class credits for this volunteer opportunity wherever possible.

Position available in the following offices:

Oakland
Richmond
Concord 

Spanish Translator and Interpreter: This is a perfect opportunity for anyone bilingual in English and Spanish wanting to assist undocumented youth, individuals, and families in our community who have been placed in removal proceedings in immigration court.

Position available in the following offices:

Oakland
Richmond

Most volunteer opportunities are available Monday to Friday, between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Let us know how you would like to help.

 

Volunteer Form

How did you hear about us?: Heard about Catholic Charities East Bay (if "other" chosen above):
Please tell us about yourself: (2,500 characters max.)
When are you available to volunteer? (press/hold Cmd or Ctrl to select multiple):
Please tell us which Volunteer Opportunity above you are interested in. If you don’t see an opportunity that matches your interests or experience, tell us how you can help (i.e. Office Location, Program, Skill ): (2,500 characters max.):