TeenLife

    Volunteer Opportunities in San Francisco

    Volunteer opportunities in San Francisco can include all sorts of different experiences. Middle and high school students can find community service activities in the San Francisco and Bay Area areas that range from one-day events to weekly commitments.

    There are volunteer initiatives in all kinds of areas: health care; education; mentoring; sports and coaching; animal care; environmental conservation; English as a Second Language and housing, among others. Some programs are during the academic year; others take place during summer and might include travel or overnights.

    African Library Project
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    African Library Project

    Berkeley, California

    The African Library Project changes lives by starting libraries in rural Africa. Our grassroots approach mobilizes volunteers, of all ages, to organize book drives and ship books to start or improve a library in Africa. We can make a concrete and personal difference for children and communities on both continents...(more)

    About-Face
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    About-Face

    San Francisco, California

    About-Face equips women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image...(more)

    Family House, Inc.
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    Family House, Inc.

    San Francisco, California

    Family House serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by providing physical comfort and emotional support, free from financial concerns...(more)

    Prepare and Package Medically-Tailored Meals
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    Prepare and Package Medically-Tailored Meals

    San Francisco, California

    Project Open Hand’s mission is to improve health outcomes and quality of life by providing nutritious meals to the sick and vulnerable, caring for and educating our community. As an essential services provider and public health partner, POH will continue to operate during this medical crisis and serve the community...(more)

    Street Soccer USA Volunteer/Coach
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    Street Soccer USA Volunteer/Coach

    San Francisco, California

    SSUSA uses the power of soccer to help homeless men and women dramatically transform their lives. We utilize the power of sports, in this case soccer, to promote player development not merely on the field, but in every aspect of life...(more)

    Booker T. Washington Community Service Center
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    Booker T. Washington Community Service Center

    San Francisco, California

    The Vision of the BTWCSC is to support and maintain a healthy and vibrant community. We do this through services and programs designed to reduce the many social, economic, and educational disparities that challenge the youth and families we serve. We embrace people of all cultures. ..(more)

    Bridge the Gap College Prep Volunteer
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    Bridge the Gap College Prep Volunteer

    Marin City, California

    Bridge the Gap College Prep strives to improve educational equity and opportunity to the students of Marin City by providing academic, social and emotional support to the youth of this small, yet mighty community. For over 25+ years, BTGCP has worked closely with the schools to empower kids on their pathway to college and a brighter future. ..(more)

    Tenderloin After-School Program
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    Tenderloin After-School Program

    San Francisco, California

    TASP is a drop-in program where over 230 kids and teens play, learn, build leadership skills, celebrate different cultures, and explore San Francisco and opportunities for their future. Open to kids and teens aged 7 to 18, TASP often supports a participant from Elementary School to High School and later hires past participants as Youth Workers—making TASP a truly one-of-kind program...(more)

    Be the Star You Are
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    Be the Star You Are

    MORAGE, California

    Be the Star You Are! Is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that collects and distributes books to and produces positive media messages for women, families, and youth at risk as a way to improve literacy and raise life skills and self esteem. We GROW Leaders! ..(more)

    Teen Art Connect Internship
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    Teen Art Connect Internship

    The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Teen Art Connect (TAC) internship is a year-long paid museum internship for high school students from diverse backgrounds interested in working in a world-class arts environment creating meaningful experiences for the public while developing professional skills...(more)

    San Anselmo Public Library: Teen Volunteer
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    San Anselmo Public Library: Teen Volunteer

    San Anselmo, California

    By volunteering at the library, you can increase your academic and social development while giving back to the community. Volunteer shifts are 1-2 hours once a week during weekday open hours. You must be at least 13 years old to volunteer...(more)

    Oakland Zoo Teen Programs: Teen Wild Guides
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    Oakland Zoo Teen Programs: Teen Wild Guides

    Oakland, California

    Our popular Teen Wild Guide (TWG) program is an important part of our volunteer corps consisting of young people interested in animals, conservation and our many young guests. They are motivated, friendly and have a lot of fun! Participants will be trained as interpreters in the Valley Children's Zoo, teaching visitors about animals and monitoring the goat/sheep barn...(more)