To volunteer for La Fiesta del Pueblo, click here. For volunteer opportunities other than La Fiesta del Pueblo, read the following in order to understand the options that are available or if you already know how you would like to volunteer, click here to register as a volunteer outside of La Fiesta del Pueblo:
Our volunteering opportunities vary considerably from day to day, but we are never out of jobs for a potential volunteer. You are always welcome!
Next, you will find some examples of volunteer jobs that might be available. The amount of time you spend and the amount of work you do depends on you and what you are willing to give. We welcome all volunteers regardless of their age, race, gender identity, language, culture, ability and sexual identity. We strive for a work environment that is culturally diverse and reflects our vision of a just and equal community where all are respected, valued, and engaged.
Child Care: Coordinates educational activities for children while their parents and/or siblings are participating at El Pueblo’s educational workshops. The schedule will vary according to specific events. They generally take place at least once a week during the week after 5 pm or on Saturdays. It is required for the applicant to have child care experience; it is a plus if the candidate is bilingual but it is not required. This opportunity is appropriate for individuals who are studying education and requires a background check.
Interpreter: We are seeking for simultaneous interpreters from English to Spanish and vice versa for workshops, conferences, etc. The schedule will depend on specific events dates. Usually, the workshops take place during the week after 5 pm or on Saturdays. It is required for the applicant to be fully bilingual and pass a brief evaluation to determine his/her language skills. This opportunity is appropriate for individuals who study Spanish, Interpretation, or Linguistics.
Advocacy: Helps the coordinator prepare information packages; attends specific events, collects and distributes information to people interested in El Pueblo’s work; makes and responds to phone calls; etc. The schedule will depend on specific events. It is required for the applicant to be fully bilingual. This opportunity is appropriate for individuals who study Communication, Political Science, Law, etc.
P.A.R.E: (Programa for Assistance, Resources and Empowerment in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault): Provides support at events and P.A.R.E. presentations, collects and provides information to community members who are interested in the program’s activities. The schedule will depend on specific events. It is required for the applicant to be fully bilingual; be interested in issues regarding gender violence; victim’s rights. This opportunity is suitable for individuals who are interested in advocacy, social work, counseling, and any person interested in the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Reproductive Justice: Helps with phone calls, encourages youth and adults to sign-up for El Pueblo reproductive justice programs, distributes flyers, etc. Provides support during community workshops (food, registration, logistics, etc.). It is preferred for the applicant to be bilingual.
Communications: Updates media announcements, obtains “Likes” in our social networks. It would be ideal for the applicant to be bilingual; however, if the applicant only speaks Spanish, there are activities in the administrative area. This is a great opportunity to learn how to update our web page. The schedule is flexible, but Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am to 3:30 pm are preferred. This opportunity is appropriate for individuals who study Communications and for those who are familiar with administrative tasks.