Volunteer with us
Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it. Join our team today. Every person counts!
Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer With Us
10: It’s good for you.
Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It:
Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.
Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one’s fate, strengthen the immune system.
9: It saves resources.
Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent on our programs.
The estimated value of a volunteer’s time in California is $26.87 per hour based on the Corporation for National & Community Service.
8: Volunteers gain professional experience.
You can test out a career.
7: It brings people together.
As a volunteer you assist in:
Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal
Building camaraderie and teamwork
6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem.
Understanding community needs helps foster empathy and self-efficacy.
5: Volunteering strengthens your community.
As a volunteer you help:
Improve education opportunities
Support BIPOC youth
4: You learn a lot.
Volunteers learn things like these:
Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.
Government: Through working with local non-profit agencies, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of our government.
Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs.
3: You get a chance to give back.
People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.
2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.
Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it.
1: You make a difference.
Every person counts!
Our Why: Mission Statement
We work to bridge the gap between representation and access to education for students of color pursuing the ARTS and STEM fields through scholarships, mentorship, and parental engagement, helping to facilitate the transition from student to professional.