Activity Leader - Downtown Oakland


Cause Areas


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


2280 San Pablo Ave.Oakland, CA 94612
Staff and police officer volunteers serving a holiday meal at the BOSS Multi-Agency Service Center (MASC)


POSITION: Activity Leader

Case Maria needs volunteer(s) to hold, run, and lead daytime activities. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to work with our special populations and teach as well as entertain. The activities should be life-enriching, skill-building, and physically/emotionally accessible to our unique population.

Some suggested topics:

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Shopping on a Budget
  • Microwave Cooking Class
  • Book Club
  • Walking Tours
  • Yoga
  • Surviving and Thriving After Trauma
  • Relaxation and Stress Relief


We are looking for individuals who can assist us anytime Monday through Friday between 1pm and 3pm, Due to the time investment of BOSS staff associated with teaching new volunteers, as well as the emotional wellbeing of the populations we serve, we request a minimum 3 month commitment from any and all volunteers for this population.


2280 San Pablo Ave., Oakland

Casa Maria houses individuals who are facing various difficulties to permanent housing including cognitive deficiencies, mental illness, and addiction among others. This special population needs staff and volunteers who are sensitive to their needs and circumstances.


  • Knitting
  • Painting
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Special Needs
  • Gardening

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 month commitment

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