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.

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A boy and girl holding basketballs on a playground.
A boy and girl holding basketballs on a playground.

November 16, 2022

2021-22 Annual Report ›

We are excited to share with you a look back at everything we accomplished in the 2021-2022 program year. It was a year focused on rebuilding after the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are proud to share that we served 41,200 students in the Northern California Region.  We are thankful for your continued…

three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

July 28, 2022

A year of social and emotional learning ›

“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical question: what are the intersections between play, social and emotional learning, physical activity, and trauma? A working group focused on this question decided, among other…

April 5, 2022

Golden State Warriors Community Foundation & Salesforce partner with Playworks ›

Check out this inspiring video showcasing Playworks Northern California’s continued partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation and Salesforce during the 2021-22 school year. Playworks has delivered safe and healthy play to over 30,000 elementary school children of promise in Northern California this year. We are grateful for their support of this important work!