Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Become a part of our mission and volunteer as a tutor, presenter, or mentor.

Volunteer Tutors

  • Consider a two-hour commitment per week to provide academic and social support during the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) academic year
  • Develop meaningful and impactful relationships with local youth
  • Enhance your professional resume by working with a diverse population of students

There are opportunities for tutoring with Upward Bound as a work-study employee.

If you are interested, please fill out and submit the volunteer application.

Volunteer Presenters/Speakers

  • Consider a one- to two-hour commitment at one (or more if desired) of our events
  • Make a positive impact with our local youth and families

Volunteer Mentor

  • Consider becoming a mentor and role model for one of the 800 students we serve in the Oakland Unified School District 

If you know a friend, colleague, or family member who might also be a great volunteer, please encourage them to apply!