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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:

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 EDU and SW units in our Wednesday night support class, taught at UC Berkeley from 5-6pm. New mentors must enroll.

Change a Life:

Become a role model for success. Learn about the Berkeley community. Work with a middle school student.

Learn more by exploring the Mentoring Page.

Become a Teacher:

Commit:

5 hours per week for two semesters. Teachers must be available to teach after school Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday 3-4:30pm (2-3:30pm on Wednesdays).

Get Support:

Earn up to two units in our Tuesday night support class, taught at UC Berkeley from 5-6pm. All teachers must enroll.

Change lives:

Teach enrichment classes in Math or English to help students get up to grade level or excel beyond the classroom. Create your own projects to supplement learning.