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


675 - 23rd StreetOakland, CA 94612


Purpose: The St. Vincent de Paul Workforce Programs help people regain their footing and re-enter the workplace by providing meaningful skills development, part-time employment, case management, workforce readiness classes, and job placement support. Aid our participants by helping them master the necessary tools to function in the digital age.


1. SVdP East Oakland - 9235 San Leandro Street, Oakland 94603

Wednesdays and/or Thursdays: 9am-12pm

2. SVdP West Oakland - 675 - 23 rd Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Wednesdays and/or Thursdays: 1-4pm; Saturdays: 10am-2pm

Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Develop and lead training sessions on:
    • Email: set up, use, and how to attach/download files
    • Surfing the web, using internet browsers and search engines
    • Use of Google Apps (particularly Drive & Forms)
    • Internet security and safeguards against identity theft and scams
    • The Microsoft Office Suite
  • Assist participants with job searches and placement events e.g. job fairs
  • Assess training effectiveness using surveys and forms to track participant progress
  • Work closely with Workforce Programs staff to determine areas for development and improvement

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age and must be experienced in internet technology, Microsoft Office suite, multiple operation systems, troubleshooting technical issues, and comfortable teaching/tutoring adults with varied skill levels. Volunteers must be able to prioritize, have customer service skills, a great attitude, compassion and patience with our participants, and ability to be flexible and creative. Experience in working with populations with limited resources and face multiple barriers to employment is useful.

Volunteers will be asked to provide a resume, site preference and availability.


  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Google Apps
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum Commitment of 8 weeks; ongoing
  • Schedule flexibility available!

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