Casa Latina's mission is to empower Latino immigrants through educational and economic opportunities.

Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Casa Latina! We depend on the commitment and energy of over 75 community volunteers to carry out our programs for Latino immigrant workers and their families. 
 
There are many ways of contributing to our programs. Below are descriptions of the volunteer positions where we most often need help. Thank you for your solidarity and support of Casa Latina’s mission!
 
DAY WORKER CENTER SUPPORT (Mon.-Fri. 7:00am-10:30am / Sat. 7:00am-11:00am) NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!
3-6 month commitment, 3-4 hours a week, mornings, no Spanish required. Help ensure the smooth running of this vibrant site!  Help to answer the phone calls of employers looking for workers, negotiate, and take work orders on behalf of workers, and dispatch jobs. Volunteers commit to one shift per week, and must attend an orientation. We ask that volunteers arrive 15 minutes early.
 
ESL TEACHER (Mon. - Sat. 7:00am & 9:00am) NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!
3 month minimum commitment, 3-4 hours a week, mornings, no Spanish required. ESL classes are taught in the Day Workers' Center, in the morning, Monday through Saturday. The ESL program utilizes popular education and 'practical' ESL theory to cover topics from business negotiations to immigration and health. During the school year Casa Latina also has an evening class program, which mixes English students and Spanish students in a collaborative learning process. Volunteers must first observe five ESL classes prior to teaching.
 
CHILDCARE PROVIDER (Fridays 5:00pm-7:00pm) NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!
3 month minimum commitment, 2-3 hours a week, evenings or some weekends, conversational Spanish may be needed. Help provide childcare for Latino families.  We rely on volunteers to offer childcare during our evening women's group meetings so that parents can build community and leadership skills. Toys and games provided. Volunteers must enjoy working with children and pass a background check free of charge for volunteers. We may also look for childcare providers for special events. 
 
MORNING COMPUTER LAB TEACHER (Tuesdays 10:30am-12:00pm) NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!
3-6 month minimum commitment, fluency in Spanish required (high intermediate – advanced). Help our computer lab where students come to get help and learn basic technology skills like how to create resumes, do job searches, use social media and learn to navigate their smart phones.
 
AS NEEDS ARISE & EVENTS VOLUNTEERS (Times very throughout the year) NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!
6 month minimum commitmen. These crucial volunteers help with a variety of special projects, administrative tasks, or special events in an as needed capacity and subject to their personal availability. Past support has included data entry, photography, direct action campaigns, document translation, phone banking, and numerous tasks related to the preparation and execution of special events. Please indicate any special skills in your application! Spanish is occassionally (but not typically) required for these types of projects.