Category Archives: East Bay

Raising A Reader provides high-quality, age-appropriate books and shared reading techniques to low-income families to ensure that all children enter school with the tools they need to succeed. We have a number of ongoing volunteer opportunities including book sorting, bag …
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he Pacific Center is the third oldest LGBT community center in the nation, and is well-respected nationally for the longevity and quality of its programs. Volunteers are the foundation upon which the organization was built and continue to reflect our …
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Richmond Police Activities League

RPAL provides both 1:1 and small group mentoring. Mentors participate in a an orientation to mentoring; are trained in facilitating mentees’ development of a “Life Map” using curriculum designed by The Life Plan Institute and the California Mentor Foundation; and …
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Be a Mentor

Be a Mentor is a mentoring agency with 20 years of experience matching at risk youth with caring and qualified adults to help guide them through difficult times and enrich their lives with new experiences and unique insights.

Youth Homes, Inc.

Youth Homes, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to serving the needs of abused and neglected foster children and adolescents in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. We provide intensive residential treatment programs and community-based counseling services that promote the …
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Books for the Barrios

BOOKS for the BARRIOS (BftB) is an all ­volunteer non-profit orgaization 501(c)(3)) that began in 1981 and operates out of its headquarters in the San Francisco East Bay, in Concord, Northern California. BftB aims to improve the quality of education …
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Jumpstart

Jumpstart aims to close the gap in educational achievement between children from low-income communities and their wealthier peers, before that gap appears. In pursuit of this goal, Jumpstart recruits and trains college students, called Corps members, to help preschool-aged children …
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Y-Scholars Program at the YMCA-PG&E Teen Center

The Y-Scholars Program is a free college preparatory after school program that works with first-generation college-bound students in grades 9-12, preparing them to pursue higher education. We are looking for individuals to serve as mentors to our students, offering their …
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Family Violence Law Center

FVLC employs a dedicated group of women and men from a variety of backgrounds who together work towards a shared vision of a future without domestic violence. We are attorneys, psychologists, and advocates. Many of us are survivors of domestic …
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