Thank you for your interest in volunteering for
Oakland Feather River Camp!

Volunteer Opportunities

Board of Directors

We are looking for a few talented and conscientious volunteer board members to lead and strengthen our organization so we can continue to increase access and provide high quality outdoor programs for Oakland youth and families. If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness, and leadership on a monthly basis to nonprofit board service, and are interested in exploring this opportunity, let’s talk! 

At this time, we’re especially looking for folks with finance/banking/business/ health care/government affairs backgrounds, strategic planning experience, folks living in Oakland Council Districts 3, 5, 6, & 7 and individuals of color.

More information can by clicking here. We’re also always looking to grow our list of individuals who are interested in board service, but may not be able to serve at the current time. Please reach out as well!

Committee Service

Want to dive into a specific aspect of our organization’s health? A volunteer committee may be just the thing for you! Committee membership is less time intensive than board service and the work is more focused on a single topic. 

Our current committees that we are recruiting volunteers for are: Finance, Development & Fundraising, Facilities, and Governance & Board Development.

More information can by clicking hereIf you have experience or background in the areas above, let’s connect! We’re also always looking to grow our list of individuals who are interested in committee service, but may not be able to serve at the current time. Please reach out as well!

Memorial Day Work Weekend

Every Memorial Day, friends and supporters of Oakland Feather River Camp put on their work gloves and spend all or part of their holiday weekend volunteering to help open camp for the coming season. There are many projects to do to wake up camp from the winter and get things ready for the summer.

Whether you are a long-time OFRC Family Camper or have never been to camp, volunteers of all ages (especially energetic teenagers) are welcome!

We got a whole page dedicated to this event: click here for more information.

Fundraising Event Assistance

Typically, we host several  fundraising events each year. Our biggest is our Annual Benefit (more info can be found by clicking here), but we also throw a few smaller events as well. 

Do you like throwing parties, helping set up and take down events, or enjoy cooking for large groups of people? Please reach out!

Promoting Our Programs

Someone once said that OFRC was one of Oakland’s best kept secrets. That’s a notion we are trying to change! During the non-summer months, we are a lean, small staff and rely on volunteers to assist with dropping off promotional materials at local Recreation Centers and Schools, as well as helping out at Summer Camp Promotional Fairs.

You may be a good fit for this if you like being super friendly to people you don’t know, enjoy driving around Oakland, or are passionate about more folks knowing about OFRC.

Please reach out!

Other Ideas?

Got a specific skill, experience, or connection you’d like to share with camp? 

We’d love to hear your ideas!