Youth Education in the East Bay

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Edible Garden (Berkeley)

Volunteer work with middle school children in a garden as a way of teaching about science and food. The garden grows a wide variety of seasonal produce and volunteers seed, grow, harvest, and rotate crops with new groups of students each year.

Experience Corps Bay Area (Berkeley)

The program offers the opportunity to develop caring relationships with elementary and middle school students in Berkeley during the school day.  Volunteers tutor and mentor K-3 students in literacy and social learning. This includes providing one on one tutoring, small group tutoring or classroom assistance.  Tutors often develop programs for children based on their own unique backgrounds and experience.

Experience Corps Bay Area (Oakland)

The program offers the opportunity to develop caring relationships with elementary and middle school students in Oakland during the school day.  Volunteers tutor and mentor K-3 students in literacy and social learning. This includes providing one on one tutoring, small group tutoring or classroom assistance.  Tutors often develop programs for children based on their own unique backgrounds and experience.

Girls for a Change (East Bay Region)

Be a team coach, Team Consultant, which means using your experience and skills to mentor young girls, an Organizational Volunteeror Event Day volunteer.

Girls Scouts (East Bay Region)

Girl Scouts s dedicated solely to girls and provides an accepting and nurturing environment for girls to build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self worth. There are many opportunities for becoming involved including presenters with special skills, troop treasurers and trainers and troup leaders. There are waiting lists to place girls in troops so troop leaders are in high demand. There is a time committment for troup leaders but a more flexible committment for other programs.  Volunteering can occur anywhere in the East Bay area.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy (East Bay Region)

JCL tutors volunteer at schools, after school programs and evening programs throughout San Francisco, the East Bay and the Peninsula to teach reading and writing skills. Potential tutors choose a site and schedule based on what is most convenient for them.

Music for Minors II (Fremont)

Get trained to be a music docent who is someone who teaches one half hour music lessons in singing, dance and instrumentation to chidren in the schools during the school year.

Playing at Learning (Fremont)

Help teaching children skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

Reading Partners (Oakland)

Reading Partners's works in partnership with school districts to help children who are having difficulty with reading. Each Reading Partners Center is staffed by a Site Program Director. The Site Director coordinates all scheduling, trains and supports tutors, monitors student progress and performance, and communicates with teachers and families. Tutoring sessions are 45 minutes per student. Volunteers who commit to tutoring on a weekly basis will work with the same children each week.

Reading Partners (Oakland)

Reading Partners's works in partnership with school districts to help children who are having difficulty with reading. Each Reading Partners Center is staffed by a Site Program Director. The Site Director coordinates all scheduling, trains and supports tutors, monitors student progress and performance, and communicates with teachers and families. Tutoring sessions are 45 minutes per student. Volunteers who commit to tutoring on a weekly basis will work with the same children each week.

Reading Partners (Oakland)
Reading Partners's works in partnership with school districts to help children who are having difficulty with reading. Each Reading Partners Center is staffed by a Site Program Director. The Site Director coordinates all scheduling, trains and supports tutors, monitors student progress and performance, and communicates with teachers and families. Tutoring sessions are 45 minutes per student. Volunteers who commit to tutoring on a weekly basis will work with the same children each week.