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The Omni Commons is 100% volunteer-run. We've got lots to do and there are tons of ways you can help out!

Join the mailing list

Sign up for our low-traffic volunteer mailing list to receive announcements about upcoming work parties and calls for volunteers for specific tasks: https://omnicommons.org/lists/listinfo/volunteers

Working Groups

We have a number of Working Groups dedicated to specific aspects of the projects functioning. Visit the links to any given working group to learn more and join the mailing list:

  • The Commons Working Group coordinates booking and event management for the common spaces of the building - meets Saturdays at 1pm.
  • The Building Working Group focuses on physical construction, maintenance and alteration projects - meets Mondays at 8pm.
  • The Challenging Dominant Culture Working Group explores bias and issues of difference and inclusion in the space, challenging dominant cultural influences and developing projects and relationships more in line with the values of the Omni, as stated in the founding document and statement of solidarity - meets every other Sunday at 3pm.
  • The Finances Working Group ensures the continued financial health of the Omni Oakland Commons - meets every other Thursday at 7pm.
  • The Welcoming Committee organizes around creating a welcoming and inclusive experience for newcomers and visitors to the project - meets Thursdays at 6pm.

High Priority Needs

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Construction
  • Legal / Permits

Simple things you can do to help

See this wiki page

Building renovation projects

See this wiki page