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Rebuilding Together East Bay-North

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
A fresh coat of paint and friends!
A fresh coat of paint and friends!


First Mates serve as the liaison / lifeline between the House Captain, homeowner, volunteers, and the RTEBN office. They act as a volunteer coordinator for the site, with duties such as:
-- Checking volunteers in on the workday, and providing the T-shirts and PPE, such as masks and gloves
-- Making sure meals are ordered and delivered to the job site,
-- Keeping the morale up for all volunteers, and
-- Keeping people, tools and supplies organized.

This position requires about 10 hours of volunteer time for planning and coordinating, in addition to the actual workday.

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About Rebuilding Together East Bay-North


732 Gilman St., Berkeley, CA 94703, US

Mission Statement

We work together with neighbors and community members to provide free critical safety modifications and repairs to homes of low-income seniors and homeowners with disabilities.


Volunteers from the community come together to build wheelchair ramps, fix front steps, install emergency grab bars, paint, and complete smaller and larger renovation projects for seniors and people with disabilities, as well as local nonprofit organizations in need of assistance.

Find more info at https://rtebn.org/get-involved/

Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


Various sites in Berkeley, Emeryville and RichmondBerkeley, CA 94703


  • Construction
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Home Repair
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9 hours of planning and coordination, about 9 hours of workday set up, oversight, and cleanup
  • Positive attitude! Ability to track resources during the day, and ensure people work safely.

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