Make a difference in your community - volunteer in our Women’s Center


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2272 San Pablo AvenueOakland, CA 94612


Women’s Center Assistant

Time:9:00am - 3:00pm; shifts are available Tuesday - Saturday

Commitment: One shift per week and minimum commitment of 2-3 months preferable

Location: 675 - 23 rd Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Purpose: St. Vincent de Paul is a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to men, women and children in need throughout Alameda County. The Women’s Center, located in our West Oakland Community Center, is a safe and welcoming environment where we provide support services to disadvantaged women and children.

Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Greet clients as they enter the center.
  • Assist front desk with handing out robes, towels, and hygiene items.
  • Assist with laundry services.
  • Help replenish supplies.
  • Optional availability to help run the baby room, where we give away children’s clothes, shoes and diapers.

This position provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to interact one-on-one with clients and assist women and children with meeting their basic needs.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteers will attend an orientation and receive training on their first day of service.


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.