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Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

More than 400 volunteers like you help students on their journey towards becoming first generation college graduates – from the instant a young person enrolls as a middle school student, to the triumphant moment when s/he graduates from college.

1. Fill out the Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Form

Or contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager, Ashley Serra, at aserra@firstraduate.org

2. Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity

  • Browse – Upcoming volunteer opportunities are at the bottom of this page, or see all upcoming events in the volunteer calendar.
  • Stay up-to-date with our Volunteer Newsletter – Once you complete the online application and/or attend a volunteer event you will be added to the Volunteer Newsletter email list. Volunteers receive the newsletter (every six weeks) that will contain links to opportunities.
  • Contact Staff – First Graduate staff is always available to answer any questions and find the right fit for you! Do not hesitate to reach out.

3. Get Placed

First Graduate knows that every volunteer has unique talents to bring to our students and we will work hard to find the right fit for you. Some of our volunteer opportunities are first-come first-serve, while others require specialized skills.

Please note that there are no guaranteed volunteer opportunities.

Spring 2016 Volunteer Events

Mentor Students @ Everett Middle School

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Everett Middle School, 450 Church St., SF 94110

Mentor Students @ Everett Middle School

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Everett Middle School, 450 Church St., SF 94110

 Mentors tutor our students during the after-school program. Weekly, each Mentor works with a small group of 1–5 students. Mentors help students finish their homework and brush up on academic subjects and they also teach students important study skills.

Mentor Students @ Denman Middle School

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Denman Middle School, 241 Onedia Ave., SF 94112

Mentor Students @ Denman Middle School

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Denman Middle School, 241 Onedia Ave., SF 94112

Mentors tutor a small group of 1–5 students weekly. Mentors not only help students finish their homework and brush up on academic subjects, they also teach students important study skills.

Explore the Possibilities

Date: March 16
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Frequency: One time event, with approximately 3 hours of prep work
Location: Leadership High School

Explore the Possibilities

Date: March 16
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Frequency: One time event, with approximately 3 hours of prep work
Location: Leadership High School

Description: Do you work for a company that is looking for a meaningful way to engage with their community? Exploring Possibilities may be the answer! Exploring the Possibilities is an annual event where companies come to First Graduate to deliver workshops to students on what it is like to do what they do.

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We’d love to hear about your experience volunteering with First Graduate, so please take a minute to submit a review today.

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