Playworks named in Top 10 Volunteer Opportunities in Oakland in 2019

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Playworks has been featured as one of Great Nonprofits 10 Top Volunteer Opportunities in Oakland in 2019. Thanks to our fans for your support!

The list was compiled based on volunteers’ and interns’ favorite Oakland charities. Every nonprofit on this list earned an overall score of 4 or greater out of 5 on GreatNonprofits.org.

“My team and I have seen the impact that Playworks has on our local community. We have volunteered at recess and youth sporting events and through these experiences it was evident how much of a positive impact these programs have on the children they serve. We have even conducted a playground beautification and seeing the results has been so rewarding.” –kbalesky

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Playworks offers volunteer opportunities for individuals and companies looking for dynamic ways to give back.

As a Playworks volunteer, you won’t sit on the sidelines. You’ll be trained by one of our play experts who’ll help you jump into the action and make a difference. Whether you want to help build young leaders on the playground, or improve employee collaboration through a playground transformation project, Playworks creates unique volunteer opportunities to fit your needs.

Deepen your connection to your community with Playworks’ impactful, high-energy volunteer engagements.

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