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Grants and Special Programs

Job and 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 contact our Academic Coordinator, Erica Dominguez, at 510.430.3346, or edominguez@mills.edu for more information or to receive an application.

Volunteer Presenters/Speakers

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

Volunteer Mentor

  • Consider mentoring a student in the OUSD
  • We serve approximately 800 student in the OUSD—be a role model and mentor for a student

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

TRIO Programs

TRiO Overview

Job & Volunteer Opportunities


METS Program

METS Overview

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METS Summer Enrichment Program

Upward Bound Program

Upward Bound Overview

Upward Bound Application Process



Academic Year
10:00 am–6:00 pm

Contact Information
TRIO Programs
Reinhardt Hall C Wing
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
P: 510.430.2177
F: 510.430.2309
E: trio@mills.edu

Directions to TRIO Office
from Mills campus entrance

Last Updated: 6/29/17