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
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
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.