Obrero Católico de Oakland
Oakland Catholic Worker
Opportunity to serve some of the most vulnerable in our East Oakland neighborhood and be immersed in a diverse and caring community of staff, volunteers, guests, and neighbors.
Grow in understanding of issues that affect immigrants and participate in efforts to create change.
Full-time interns receive a $225 monthly stipend or free room and board plus a $150 monthly stipend. Half-time interns receive a $150 monthly stipend or free room and board plus a $75 monthly stipend.
Applicants must be compassionate, responsible, patient, organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and able to work in a cross-cultural setting.
Spanish proficiency strongly preferred.
Willing to commit to join us for at least a month between June 1st and August 1st.
Experience with or knowledge of case management, the immigrant community, social services, the immigration legal system, advocacy, living in intentional community, and/or the Catholic Worker movement helpful.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Priority deadline: April 1st
To apply or for more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 533-7375
The position is somewhat flexible and can be adjusted to the talents, interests, and goals of the intern. Possible responsibilities could include the following:
Accompaniment--help our guests identify and achieve housing, employment, legal, employment, and health goals by researching resources, accompanying them to appointments, helping them fill out forms, etc.
Food Programs--help run our weekly grocery distribution and twice-weekly hot meals program
Outreach--help create our newsletter and manage our website and social media; participate in advocacy and education; hep with fundraising or volunteer coordination
ESL--teach or assist with English as a second language classes
Other--assist with bookkeeping, data-entry, finances, or maintenance of the house, yard, and garden
Summer Internship Program
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