Interested in volunteering with the Ella Baker Center?

We're excited you're interested in volunteering with Ella Baker Center. Please fill out our Volunteer Sign Up Form and we'll get back in touch with you about current opportunities.

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Current opportunities include:

Get-Out-the-Vote in Oakland

We're in partnership with Oakland Rising to support Proposition 47 and Oakland measures FF and DD. We are seeking get-out-the-vote volunteers for this weekend's Oakland precinct walks on Saturday, Nov. 1st (10 am-3 pm) and Sunday, Nov. 2nd (2:30 - 7:30 pm). No prior experience is necessary. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Ella Baker Center local organizer Darris Young at 510-428-3939 ext. 248 or darris@ellabakercenter.org

Ella's Voice Editorial Board

Volunteers create and review content for our blog and engage in promotion and outreach for Ella's Voice. 

Some of the thing volunteers have done with Ella Baker Center:

  • Helped with service projects including community gardens, book projects and voter mobilization,
  • Raised awareness of our organization by tabling and doing community outreach,
  • Joined us in Sacramento to advocate for schools and jobs,
  • Brought success to our bigger events including Throw Down for the Town: The Oakland Service Festival and The Ella Awards, and
  • Collected surveys on how the youth prisons and Juvenile Halls negatively effect youth and their families.