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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

2. Find The Right Opportunity


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Middle School Mentor*  Work 1:1 with a student and provide homework help, and share your good study and organizational skills. Our next orientation is Thursday, February 8, 5 – 6:15 pm at First Graduate (3130 20th Street, Suite 275, San Francisco); RSVP to kgutierrez@firstgraduate.org.

Time Commitment: once/week, early February – end of April

Denman Middle School: Mon & Wed 3:45 – 4:30 pm

Everett Middle School: Mon – Th 4:00 – 5:00 pm

*All mentors 18 and over must complete a Livescan background check

Contact Us – We’re always available to answer any questions and find the right fit for you! For more information contact Karina at kgutierrez@firstgraduate.org.


3. Get Placed

Every volunteer has unique talents to offer 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.

Thank you to Jack Yusko, our 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

We are so thankful to Wells Fargo, our 2017 Corporate Volunteer of the Year.

Submit a Review of Your Experience

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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