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2794 Garden StreetOakland, CA 94601


Child Care Assistant

Make a difference and have fun doing it! Volunteer to help as a day care assistant and help the families in your community.

The Salvation Army is currently in need of Day Care Assistance at three locations:

  • Garden Street Corps, Oakland -volunteers needed on Tuesday and Fridays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Hayward Corps, Hayward- volunteers needed on Tuesday and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and Wednesdays from 5p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tri-Cities Corps, Newark- volunteers needed on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Work and relate well with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
  • Maintain proper Child Safety procedures
  • Ability to use appropriate positive discipline consistently, handle security and crisis situations calmly, sensitivity to children’s individual needs
  • Attend initial training to understand both The Salvation Army's mission and programs and the requirements of the position.


  • Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability & dependability
  • Possess a love of children and the necessary patience to work with youth
  • Experience or education in Child Development or Child Education a plus
  • Must be in good physical and mental health

Please apply on our volunteer opportunities website:


  • Child Development
  • Child Care

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of a shift a week
  • Must be at least 16 years old and have experience working with young children

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