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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Tech Exchange

Focus Area East Bay livability, STEM Education Mission Tech Exchange envisions a digitally connected Bay Area where everyone has the technology resources they need to thrive. They have distributed 49000 computers, provided 35000 instructional hours of computer training, offered 200 youth technical internships, and diverted 900 tons of e-waste diverted from landfills since their inception…

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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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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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Fixit Clinic

Focus Area East Bay livability, STEM Education Mission Fixit Clinic conveys basic disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair skills using peoples’ own broken things as the vehicle. fixitclinic@gmail.com www.fixitclinic.org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Work alongside neighbors both in person and virtually to disassemble, troubleshoot and, hopefully, repair common household items. Get online help…

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Scientific Adventures for Girls

Focus Area STEM education, Gender Equity Mission (SAFG) is a non-profit organization that provides after school and summer STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs to young children with a special focus on girls and underserved youth (415) 531-5288 http://www.scientificadventures.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Female STEM role models can visit a…

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Biotech Partners

Focus Area STEM Education, Local Hiring Mission Biotech Partners’ mission is to provide underserved youth with education and training for careers in the biotechnology industry or other STEM related fields. It includes a 2-year high school in-classroom Biotech Academy and up to a 2-year Bioscience Career Institute in partnership with Peralta Community College District. The…

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BioLink Depot

Focus Area STEM Education, Sustainability Mission Bio-Link Depot empowers educators (at all levels) to engage students in hands-on STEM experience with donated scientific equipment and supplies, with an emphasis on underserved communities. www.biolinkdepot.org info@biolinkdepot.org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Volunteer at our Depot sorting, organizing and inventorying donated equipment and supplies. Volunteer for…

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East Bay Bicycle Coalition

Focus Area East Bay livability Mission Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible. volunteer@bikeeastbay.org https://bikeeastbay.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Attend volunteer nights and event shifts Volunteer for a specific project One time annually Become a paid member Donate or Sponsor & Join the Group…

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