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Volunteers can choose to either mentor or teach with YSP.  Your choice will depend upon your motivations, availability, and experience working with youth.

 

Become a Mentor 

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Commit:

4 hours per week for two semesters.  Hours are flexible around your and your mentee's schedules, but you must meet the 4 hours/week requirement.

Get Support:
Earn EDUC and SW units in our Wednesday night training class, taught at UC Berkeley from 5-6pm.  New mentors must enroll.

Change a Life:
Work with a middle school student.  Become a role model for success.  Learn about your local Berkeley community. 

 

Become a Teacher

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5 hours per week for two semesters. Teachers must be available to teach after school for two days from 3-4:30pm (Wednesday from 2-3:30 pm).

Get Support:
Earn up to two units in our Tuesday night training class, taught at UC Berkeley from 5-6pm.  New teachers must enroll.

Change Lives:
Teach enrichment classes in math or English to help students get up to grade level.  Create your own projects to supplement learning.