Berkeley R.I.S.E.

Focus Area STEM Education Mission RESPONSIBILITY INTEGRITY STRENGTH and EMPOWERMENT (RISE) is an academic support and college preparation program for low-income at-risk students that reside in West and South Berkeley and attend Berkeley High School. Our goal is to help students graduate and pursue higher education. We achieve these goals by reducing outside barriers that…

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Berkeley High School

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission Berkeley’s only traditional public high school which serves an extremely diverse student body of over 3200 students, grades 9 – 12. shoshanaokeefe@berkeley.net https://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Hire BHS students as (paid or unpaid) interns or part-time workers Hire local talent Ongoing Be a…

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Community Resources for Science

Focus Area STEM education Mission The mission of CRS is to connect and engage educators, students, and scientists in a vibrant and innovative network of science learning resources, transforming science education. They are building a community of educators and scientists who work together to excite all children about learning through the scientific exploration of the…

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Berkeley Community Scholars

Focus Area Local Hiring, STEM Education Mission The Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) has been working to improve the Berkeley community since 1991 and envisions an economically and socially diverse city whose promising youth become engaged and global citizens. They provide need-based scholarships to motivated Berkeley youth from lower-income families as well as College Success and…

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Berkeley Schools Volunteers

Focus Area STEM education Mission BSV connects community members interested in supporting classroom learning to BUSD teachers interested in having extra support. Classroom Volunteers can be placed in almost any subject area across the district’s elementary, middle or high schools. (510) 644-6244 bsv@berkeley.net Website Volunteer Opportunity Description Volunteer as a math, science, or tech tutor…

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Cal State University Institute for STEM Education

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission The CSU Institute for STEM Education’s mission is to lead the way in preparing all students in our diverse community for cradle-to-career success in STEM disciplines, and for functioning as engaged and informed citizens. (510) 885-7654 maziexylyn.mauricio@csueastbay.edu https://www.csueastbay.edu/steminstitute/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Provide paid…

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Be A Scientist

Focus Area STEM education Mission UC Berkeley graduate students, post-docs, and third and fourth year undergraduates are invited to serve as STEM role models and mentors for seventh graders in the Berkeley community. BASprogram@crscience.org Website Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Provide guidance to a group of 4-6 seventh graders in their science…

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Culture of Repair Project

Focus Area Sustainability, East Bay livability, STEM Education Mission The Project supports changing how we think and act relative to the things we have: FIX THEM, don’t reflexively toss and buy. cultureofrepair@gmail.com www.cultureofrepair.org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Volunteer at Community Repair Events and classrooms, working with people to fix their things.…

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Lawrence Hall of Science

Focus Area STEM education Mission Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science’s mission is to partner with the world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers of UC Berkeley to inspire and foster science learning for all. (510)642-5132 lhsweb@berkeley.edu https://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/support/volunteer Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Assist instructors in school classes and outreach or directly deliver…

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Hidden Genius Project

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities. contact@hiddengeniusproject.org http://www.hiddengeniusproject.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Individuals can volunteer to mentor students Teach Tutor or Mentor One time annually Donate Donate…

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