We are seeking motivated individuals who enjoy working with youth aged five to 18. We welcome volunteers of all ages (15+) and backgrounds. Spanish fluency is an extra plus. Volunteer positions range from in-person to virtual duties. We are most in need of regular, in-person tutors and mentors.
ABOUT OUR STUDENTSWe serve 25 to 40 students in a given year. Around three to nine students attend our after-school program on any given day.
Most of our students are in elementary or middle school and have adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as homelessness, domestic violence, an incarcerated parent, and physical or emotional abuse.

Available Positions

  • Academic Tutor / Peer Mentor

    In-Person (preferred) or VirtualOffer homework assistance in reading, writing, or math. Provide socioemotional support. Guide students in reading 30 minutes daily. Extra plus if tutor is fluent in Spanish or can tutor in-person. Due to students' adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), academic and emotional guidance often go hand-in-hand. Common behavior struggles among students include negative self-talk, angry or emotional outbursts, and lack of motivation.
    Available hours for tutoring include the following: ● Monday 3:00-6:00 p.m., ● Tuesday 3:00-6:00 p.m., ● Wednesday 1:15-6:00 p.m., and ● Thursday 3:00-6:00 p.m. 
    Tutoring will take place from mid-August to early June at Belle Haven Branch Library at 413 Ivy Dr, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

  • Youth Activity Leader

    In-Person OnlySupport students in cultural enrichment activities and field trips near San Mateo County during the summer from early June to mid-August. Extra plus if leader speaks Spanish.

  • Sports Leader

    In-Person OnlyOperate soccer youth league or other recreational team sports for students. Extra plus if tutor speaks Spanish. In-person only.

  • Photographer

    In-Person OnlyPhotograph and interview students at programs and events for website upload.

  • Program Assistant

    VirtualDesign Canva flyers and reports; track Google Form responses of tutors, students, and teachers; and offer other administrative help as needed.

  • Grant Writer

    VirtualSubmit grants and develop funding relationships with public agencies and community partners.

  • Social Media Coordinator

    VirtualAssist management of Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn accounts.

  • Website Designer

    VirtualMaintain website and add new pages and elements as needed via Weblium.

  • Other

    In-Person or VirtualIf you can assist in another way not listed above, please fill out the form below!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us! We will get back to you promptly.

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