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Volunteer Opportunities

We are entirely volunteer-led and very much value the contributions of all of our volunteers. Here are some examples of ways to join us either by contributing in micro-tasks or roles that take approximately 2 - 5 hours per week.

2024 Election Season 

We are ramping up to run candidate forums, inform the community about ballot measures, register voters and empower them.  Additional opportunities will be posted as they come available.


VOTE411 is an online guide produced by the League of Women Voters Education Fund to provide in-depth information about what's on your ballot.

In the two months before each election, a dedicated group of volunteers reaches out to candidates and gathers local election information, to ensure voters have a one-stop shop for all their non-partisan ballot information and can confidently cast their ballots.   

Join the Oakland Team to become a LoCo (a Local Coordinator, who manages candidate and ballot measure info during the two months before elections).

Coordinated by Bonnie Hamlin.

Year Round

  • Communications micro-tasks such as:

    • interviews and research

    • taking photos at events

    • working with partner organizations on communications

    • creating flyers and voter guides

    • writing blog posts

    • social media outreach

    • working on our website

  • Attend public meetings and report proceedings

  • Contact government agencies

  • Confer with colleague organizations

  • Monitor online research

  • Promote youth civic engagement by developing and maintaining school partnerships

Ready to join us?

Use our contact form and select Volunteer Opportunities from the dropdown.

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