Saturday, September 7, 10am-1pm
Volunteering for Oakland (VFO) is hosting the 5th annual Volunteer Fair to Support Oakland Youth on Saturday, September 7th from 10am to 1pm at the Lakeview School campus, across from the Grand Lake Theater.
This free event offers a ‘one-stop’ solution that makes it easy for you to find a volunteer program that matches your interests, schedules and abilities.The volunteer programs represented at the Fair provide flexible opportunities for you to commit as much time as suits your schedule — from 1-2 hours a week toseveral hours a week.
Programs for volunteers include reading tutors, classroom aides, homework helpers, mentors, writing coaches, library assistants, playground monitors, volunteers for food and nutrition programs for low-income families, instructors for science enrichment, financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs & more.
In all, approximately 25 school and community-based non-profit agencies will be on hand to share information about the programs they operate within Oakland public schools and in other settings.
Each group at the Fair offers full training for their volunteers.
The Fair is hosted by Volunteering For Oakland in partnership with OUSD and the Mayor’s Office.