Be part of the team that is close to the people

Experience the tenderness and love that the Central American community is known for

Experience God's love and grace in ways you never imagined possible

Interested in joining the full-time staff at Oakland Catholic Worker?

Download and fill out an application form here.

You can also reach out to CJ Bauers at

Join Our Full-Time Staff

Let Rosibel and Barbara teach you how to cook tamales and pupusas

Experience formation in Catholic Social Teaching and the church's preferential option for the poor

Work on your Spanish, or if you don't know Spanish, learn it with us!

Obrero Católico de Oakland

Oakland Catholic Worker

Work with volunteers like the beast on the back of the truck (to the right)!

Travel to the Ignatian Solidarity Network teach-in, and help give presentations on advocating for migrants

Make friendships that last a lifetime!

Be part of a community that empowers both women and migrants