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Individual Volunteers

Make a lasting impact on future college graduates!

We know that we couldn’t make college dreams a reality without the hundreds of hours that our supporters donate of their time each month. Join our group of amazing mentors, educators, and supporters by filling out the form below!

Contact our Development team or sign up for a Volunteer Open House to learn more about any of these opportunities or if you have any questions regarding volunteering at Mission Graduates.


Join one of our current volunteer opportunities…

Extended Day Programs & Beacon Sites

After School Volunteers
Ensure students receive the individual support they need to succeed. Volunteers help students with their class work, participate in our themed-lessons and academic enrichment activities, and support our Classroom Coordinators with daily lesson plans.

College Access & Success

Writing Partners
Work with high school students as they write their college application and scholarship essays throughout their senior year. Recruitment for Writing Partners begins in April each year. This is a 1-year commitment.

College Research Coaches
Help first-generation college students research public and private universities that will meet their needs, and get organized together for fall applications. Recruitment begins in May. This is a 3-month commitment.

Math Coaches
Work one-on-one with high school seniors as they work with a series of modules designed to help them succeed with college-level math. Recruitment begins in August each year. This a 9-month commitment.

Subject Tutors
Work through high school and college-level classes with our students, helping students complete assignments, prepare for exams, and better understand coursework. This is an ongoing opportunity.

Scholarship Database Researcher
Create and update a database of scholarship opportunities for first-generation, undocumented, and students of color. This is a 9-month commitment.

Career Linkages

Impact Gen Workshops
Share your professional experiences and advice with first-generation young professionals during 1-2 hour workshops. These are ongoing opportunities and one-time commitments (but we’d love to see you more than once)!

Parent Partner Program

Latina Tech Mentors
Support our parent leaders as they learn new technology skills to support their work with Mission Graduates as well as support their own students’ education goals. Recruitment begins in August. This a 1-year commitment. Learn more›

…or deepen your impact by joining a committee or internship!

Board Committees

The Impact Committee is a dynamic group of young professionals dedicated to volunteering their time, talents and energy to the work of Mission Graduates.

Members have the unique opportunity of introducing young professionals to the signature education programs offered by Mission Graduates, to grow both their own and Mission Graduates’ network and to help raise funds to support the organization.

For more information, contact our Development team at info@missiongraduates.org.


As a nonprofit, we are always looking to expand our reach so that we can increase our impact. If you have a particular skill that you think could help our program, or want to get involved in one of our programs, let us know. Typical internships include: program implementation, marketing, social media marketing, evaluation, and assessment.

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