Volunteer to lead a Cantonese Class for low-income seniors at Lakeside Apartments!


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


Lakeside Senior Apartments1507 2nd AveOakland, CA 94606
In December 2012, Satellite Housing and Affordable Housing Associates merged to create SAHA, an organization dedicated to providing quality, service-enriched affordable housing to East Bay residents.


Do you want to be a positive influence in bridging communication barriers? Volunteer to lead a Cantonese Class for seniors living at Lakeside Apartments in Oakland! We are looking for a volunteer to teach our residents Cantonese so they can better communicate with their neighbors.

If you're looking to make a difference in your community, this is a wonderful opportunity to gain teaching experience with students who are eager to learn.

Respond Here: https://sahahomes.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=311412

Requirements: Ongoing SAHA Community Volunteers must commit to volunteer once a week for a minimum of 4 months, and must complete a volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening prior to beginning their placement.

About SAHA: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is committed to providing quality, service-enriched, affordable housing in the bay area. Our Community Engagement Program aims to connect SAHA’s residents with the surrounding neighborhood through innovative, high impact, and responsive programs that forge mutually beneficial relationships. By providing consistent, volunteer-led programming, we hope to build community at each of our properties while offering accessible socialization opportunities. Visit www.sahahomes.org for more information!


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Tutoring
  • Cantonese / Mandarin

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr; 2x/month Friday afternoons
  • volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening

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